Despite the myriad threats to life in the Amazon rain forest, scientists are still discovering new life there. This week, in the largely unexplored Mato Grosso region of Brazil, scientists not only spotted several extremely rare monkeys -- they found a new species altogether.
We also have panda poo power, cheating songbirds, a dog that likes mountain tops, a wayward penguin, and more in the Week in Animal News.
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