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Visitors to Marwell Zoo in Hampshire will be able to get a closer look at the Lemurs.
The new Lemur Loop allows people to walk through the primates habitat.
The critically endangered species - originally from Madagascar are known for their curiosity.
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Two monkeys have given their keepers the runaround after escaping from their cage in Marwell Zoo near Winchester.
Visitors said they were put "on lockdown" and posted photos showing efforts to capture the macaque monkeys as they roamed around.
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The zoo later said "the situation with the macaques is under control" in a tweet, adding "we apologise for any inconvenience".
Watch our interview with Zoo Keeper Amy Campbell who is busy doing the annual stocktake at Marwell Zoo near Winchester.
A critically endangered eight week old monkey has finally been given her name after members of the public voted.
Marwell Zoo’s adorable Sulawesi-crested macaque has been named Indah!
Indah is now starting to explore her new home with a watchful eye from mum and dad.
Born to mum, Drusilla and dad, Douglas, This is the first macaque born at Marwell for 10 years.
Sulawesi-crested macaques (Macaca nigra) are the most endangered of the seven macaque species found on the island of Sulawesi.
In the wild they live in tropical rainforests and mangrove swamp areas on the Northern Peninsula of the Indonesian island.
The animals face many threats in the wild - one of them is over hunting for food, as they are considered a delicacy in areas of Sulawesi.
“Thank you to all who have voted to help us name our exciting new arrival. The winning name was selected by one of our keepers and means beautiful in Indonesian. She is settling in really well to the group and is at the stage in her development where she is confident to explore.
“Under the watchful eye of mum Drusilla, she can be seen regularly running around and attempting to climb. Her sweet and playful nature has won the hearts of the entire team and visitors alike!”
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It's double trouble for one zoo in Winchester where two baby monkeys have been born.
The twins, which have not yet been named, are cotton-top tamarins and were born at Marwell Zoo.
Their parents, Inca and Roca,have been teaching their one week old babies how to look after themselves but it could be up to five weeks before the babies venture out on their own.
It's not yet known whether the proud parents have given birth to boys or girls.
Tamarins are on the critical endangered list and it's estimated their numbers have decreased by 80 per cent over the past two decades.
"Inca and Roca are first-time parents and they are doing a fantastic job for caring for the twins. Dad takes on most of the carrying duties and Mum takes over to feed them. Cotton tops are generally a bold species so we are looking forward to the babies becoming more independent and causing trouble."
A pair of critically endangered cotton-top tamarin monkeys have successfully given birth to twins at Marwell Zoo.
It is too early to determine whether the babies are male or female but they will be examined closely once they have had time to bond with their Mum, Inca and Dad, Roca.
The cotton-top tamarin species is listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List and it is believed the reduction in population is due to destruction of habitat.
Claire Mound, senior keeper for Marwell Zoo’s primates, said:
Inca and Roca are first-time parents and they are doing a fantastic job for caring for the twins. Dad takes on most of the carrying duties and Mum takes over to feed them. Over the next few weeks the babies will begin to develop and take notice of their surroundings. Normally between 2-5 weeks old they will become mobile and start venturing off of mum and dad.
We will expect to see them trying solid food from around a month old but they will not be fully weaned until approximately 4-6 months old. Cotton tops are generally a bold species so we are looking forward to the babies becoming more independent and causing trouble.