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Rare Black Lion Tamarin Monkey Born In Captivity

On March 22, 2011 one of the world’s most endangered primates was been born by Caesarean section at the headquarters of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

“This birth is great news; monitoring and successfully delivering the baby has been a very tricky event to manage,” says Mark Brayshaw, head of Durrell’s animal collection.

Photo Found On BBC Nature News: Black Lion Tamarin Monkey

 

With fewer than 1,000 black lion tamarins remaining in the wild, these monkeys are critically endangered.

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