Zoo news

Birth of an owl-faced monkey

On June 13th our female owl-face monkey (Cercopithecus hamlyni) gave birth to her third young since her transfer to the zoo in 2012. The family now gathers 5 individuals: the breeding pair (a 11 year-old male and 8 year-old female), the newborn, a female born in 2012 and a male born in 2014.

Birth of a buff-cheeked gibbon

The buff-cheeked gibbon family (Nomascus gabriellae) has recently expanded with the birth of a baby on May 20th. It now gathers 4 individuals: the 15-year-old breeding pair, a young male born in 2012 and the newborn whose sex is yet unknown. The baby, who is doing well, firmly holds onto its mother's belly.