Baby monkey born at Mesker Park Zoo


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden has a new member of its family.

A white-mantled colobus monkey was born over the weekend.

Zoo officials say it will determine if it’s a male or female when it does a health check-up in about a week and a half.

The baby and its mom garnet are now on exhibit at the children’s Enchanted Forest.

The zoo is inviting the public to come out and see the pair.

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(This story was originally published on July 24, 2019)

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