The Yunnan - Ah Choo

June 14, 2018

A species of monkey, discovered a few years ago in Northern Myanmar - formerly Burma, would have difficulties adapting to Baton Rouge. The Yunnan snub-nosed monkey remains new to scientific discoveries but residents of Myanmar report they are easy to find, especially when it’s raining.  Wiley-Blackwell reported that because of their wide upturned noses, rainwater gets into their nostrils and causes them to sneeze.  During episodes of extended rainy days the monkeys will place their heads between their knees so that rainwater will roll off their head and not in their nose.  During the summer months and extended periods of wet weather, the snub-nosed creatures migrate to higher elevations where snowfall prevents the “ah-choo” moments. They then return closer to the villages because snowfall shuts off their food sources.

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