Howler baby four!

There’s another new arrival in the Small Primate House with the birth of our fourth black howler monkey.

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The youngster was born on September 17 to mum, Avyanna and dad, Dargie and joins big brothers, 26-month-old Arie, 16-month-old Becks and nine-month-old Tyson.

Keeper Sam Grove, said: “The baby is doing really well, Avyanna is such an experienced mother now, so she’s coping brilliantly at caring for the newborn as well as keeping a close eye on the antics of the three other boys.

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“We won’t know the sex for a few more weeks, as the youngster will remain with her for quite a while.”

Black howler monkeys, so called because of their unique howling call, are one of the largest species of primate found in Central and South America.