Baby Monkey Makes Debut At Franklin Park Zoo In Species Survival Plan

BOSTON (CBS) — Meet the newest arrival at the Franklin Park Zoo, a 3-week-old De Brazza’s monkey.

Its birth is part of a plan to support the species. Zoo officials don’t know the monkey’s gender, and haven’t given it a name yet, but the baby joins a big brother, proving the conservation efforts are working.

“Mom and baby are doing really well.  Mom’s even letting the baby get off of her and venture around a little bit.  So we’re super excited to introduce this new little one to everybody,” said Erica Farrell, an assistant curator at the zoo.

The baby De Brazza’s Monkey being held by its mother Kiazi at the Franklin Park Zoo (WBZ-TV)

The baby joined the little family on May 22.

“We have Kip, the father, he’s the largest one of the group.  Then Kiazi the mother, she’s the middle sized one.  Then we have Bomani.  He just…

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