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Last Updated: Friday May 02 2008 08:01 GMT

In pics: Rare cheeky monkey

Conchita the monkey

OH! How cute is she? This is Conchita the white-naped mangabey monkey who's been born at London Zoo. She's pictured with her special teddy bear.

Conchita the monkey

Her mum has been poorly after the birth, so the three-week-old has been cuddling up to this teddy bear instead.

Conchita the monkey

She's only the second white-naped mangabey to be born in the UK and keeper Andrea Payne is hand-rearing her, giving her attention round the clock.

Conchita the monkey

This sort of monkey usually lives in West Africa, but they are endangered because the habitat where they live is being destroyed.

Conchita the monkey

A quick nip on the nose. Ouch! It's hoped this cheeky monkey will be back with mum Leonie, and dad, Lucky, soon.