Squirrel Monkey – ZooBorns
Another Zoo and more baby Monkeys enter the world. The weeks-old youngster has been named ‘Julio’, and his keepers say he and Lena are doing extremely well. This is the first infant to be born from the dad who is called, ‘Chico’, to 12 female Squirrel Monkeys from France, last year. breeding program.
This is the first infant to be born out of the introduction of Taronga’s male, ‘Chico’, to 12 female Squirrel Monkeys from France, last year, through the regional breeding program.Primate keeper, Suzie Lemon, says, “Lena and baby are doing amazingly well. A lot of the female Squirrel Monkeys have been interacting with the baby, and our two oldest Squirrel Monkeys, ‘Ayaca’ and ‘Squirius’, have been showing a lot of interest by vocalizing at him and rubbing up against him.”Julio is developing very quickly. “He has already been seen climbing on ropes by himself with all four legs, with just his tail holding onto mum.
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