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Rare breed of monkey born at Chester Zoo

The baby Sulawesi crested macaque was born on Sunday. Credit: Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo has announced the birth of a rare monkey to female Sulawesi crested macaque, Camilla. They are a critically endangered species with only 5,000 thought to remain on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

The zoo says the birth is a very important addition to the European breeding programme.