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Last Updated: Friday November 16 2007 13:57 GMT

In pictures: Newborn woolly monkey

Baby woolly monkey

This baby woolly monkey is just five days old. He was born at Monkey World in Dorset but is being brought up by staff there because he was unable to feed from his mum.

Baby woolly monkey with Alison

Here he is with his human carer Alison. He needs to be fed every two hours, a bit like a human baby.

Baby woolly monkey with his carer Alison

It's hoped he will be introduced to his real family when he's a bit older. But at the moment he's happy being looked after by his foster mum!

Baby woolly monkey asleep

But when he's not eating or hanging out with his carer he spends the rest of the time napping on his heat pad!



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