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Georgia: Lost Monkeys of Abkhazia

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Georgia, Film, War & Conflict

This is Tbilisi Calling comments on a new documentary film about the Primate Research Center in the breakaway region of Abkhazia [1]. The blog says that there is speculation that in the Soviet period there were attempts to create a hybrid between humans and monkeys and that some of the primates are believed to have escaped during the civil war in the early 1990s.