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Internet 'fame' for zoo animals
Pygmy marmoset: Picture Newquay Zoo
The baby marmosets will be named in August
A Cornish zoo has welcomed the public's response to footage of some of its animals being shown on the internet.

Newquay Zoo began posting short video clips on YouTube and its own website in February, including newborn animals being hand reared.

"We've had a fantastic response with over 32,000 viewings in four months," spokeswoman Michelle Turton said.

It is currently showing two Pygmy Marmosets, born at the end of June, and asking the public to help name them.

Ms Turton said: "When the two baby Pygmy Marmosets were born it seemed perfect to invite name suggestions.

"At the end of the July we will put a list together for the keepers to look through and then announce the chosen names on the 1 August."


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