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Monkey business: Cincinnati Zoo welcomes colobus monkey

The Cincinnati Zoo announced Wednesday it welcomed a new baby black and white colobus monkey.
The Cincinnati Zoo announced Wednesday it welcomed a new baby black and white colobus monkey.(Cincinnati Zoo)
Published: May. 13, 2021 at 4:45 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden welcomed a new baby black and white colobus monkey.

The monkey was born to parents Anza and Tiberius earlier this week, on Tuesday night, the zoo announced Wednesday.

This is the fourth baby monkey born to Anza and Tiberius.

Welcome to the world! Last night a black & white colobus monkey was born to proud parents Anza and Tiberius! This is...

Posted by Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden on Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Baby black and white colobus monkeys are born snowy white with pink faces and blue eyes, zoo officials say.

This makes it easy for mothers and families to see them in their native African rainforest canopies.

The monkey will turn to its adult coloration at 6 months old.

The monkey’s arrival comes amid the zoo’s 36th annual Zoo Babies celebration. Babies and expectant moms can be found through May 31.

The event is free with regular zoo admission.

The zoo is open daily10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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