British Wildlife 16.6 August 2005

Twitcher in the Swamp

"Those who despair of ever attracting funding for their favourite lichen or moth can take heart at the news from America, where a monkey has won more than half a million dollars. Robert Wallace had the good fortune to discover an unknown monkey in the wilds of Madidi National Park, in Bolivia. Rather than have it named after himself, the usual way, Robert decided to put the monkey up for auction. The winner was Golden Palace, an online gambling site."

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