The IUCN Red List has a Species of the Day feature that highlights species that are threatened of different taxa. Everyday, a species is showcased along with information about the threats they are facing.

Species of the Day for March 3, 2010 is a primate name Kipunji (Rungwecebus kipunji). Kipunji are endemic to Tanzania and was first discovered in 2003. For more about Kipunji, also read The Kipunji Might Have Interbred Baboons.

If you have a Twitter account, follow them at @SpeciesOfTheDay. For more information, go to the IUCN Red List website, http://www.iucnredlist.org

Originally posted on The Prancing Papio.

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