Mandrill baby born in Amsterdam zoo

This video is about the new born mandrill.

Translation from the report by Amsterdam zoo Artis in the Netherlands:

January 18, 2012 – After a gestation period of about six months, this Wednesday morning a mandrill was born in Artis. This means that the total number of mandrills in Artis has increased to nine.

The baby drinks plenty of milk and makes a healthy impression. During the first days after birth, mother and baby do not let each other go.

ScienceDaily (Feb. 29, 2012) — A rare and endangered monkey in an African equatorial rainforest is providing a look into our climatic future through its DNA. Its genes show that wild drills (Mandrillus leucophaeus), already an overhunted species, may see a dramatic population decline if the forest dries out and vegetation becomes sparser amid warming temperatures, researchers report: here.

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