A yellow-breasted capuchin (Cebus xanthosternos) was born on May, 17 bringing to 10 the number of individuals living on the island of the monkey house. This is the 12th yellow-breasted capuchin birth recorded at the zoo since its arrival in 2004.
The arrival of a warmer weather and Easter holidays are the perfect opportunity to visit La Palmyre zoo and see the latest newborns! Among the births recently recorded, a pair of golden lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia) who were born on March 13 after a gestation period of 130 days.
The zoo has recently welcomed a new bird species: the wrethed hornbill (Rhyticeros undulatus).
The first that can be spotted in the bird aviary is the female who is 20 years old and comes from Germany. It should be joined by a mate born in the US in the near future.