The Week in Animal News: First Snub Nosed Monkey Photos, Cockroaches Generating Power, and More

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The snub nosed monkey, discovered in 2010, was caught on camera for the first time this week, in Myanmar. In the Galapagos, the Giant tortoise, believed to be extinct, has made a reappearance -- in the DNA of other tortoises.

We also have cockroaches generating electricity, marine species threatened by ocean acidification, tragic tales of exotic pet ownership gone wrong, and more in the Week in Animal News.