Baby monkey in London – level 2
The London Zoo has welcomed its newest arrival. The baby was born only three weeks ago. We don’t know if it’s a boy or a girl because the baby monkey is always on its mother.
The little thing currently measures only three inches (7.6 centimetres). It was born after a six-month gestation period. The mother and the baby are in the zoo’s ‘Meet the Monkeys’ exhibit. That means that you can actually walk among the monkeys – there are no barriers.
The monkeys live in large groups. The zoo has a group of 20. They all enjoy taking care of the baby.
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