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2014

Rare Capuchin Monkey Born

By Chester Zoo

The arrival of a rare Buffy-headed Cupuchin Monkey at the zoo gave a huge boost to the species which is seriously threatened from extinction in the wild.

The new baby brought the total of the monkeys up to 8 at the zoo and after weeks of clutching on to its mum soon started to explore on its own.

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