The small gray and brown tamarin monkey which weighs 213 grams (0.47 pound) guy was named Mura’s saddleback tamarin in honor of the Mura tribe.
Not an alien life form in a sewer, but much cuter.
Read more on the tamarin:
- New long-tailed monkey discovered in Amazon, MSNBC
- New monkey discovered in Brazilian Amazon, Reuters
- Newly Discovered Monkey Threatened by Amazon Development, National Geographic