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Last Updated: Wednesday May 18 2011 06:47 GMT

Rare baby monkey born in Jersey

Rare baby lion tamarin monkey

One of the world's most endangered monkeys has been born at the the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

Rare baby lion tamarin monkey

The male baby black lion tamarin monkey is the first born outside of Brazil for eight years.

Rare baby lion tamarin monkey

They're critically endangered in the wild, with less than 1000 black lion tamarins remaining.

Rare baby lion tamarin monkey

They've named the baby Francisco, and it's hoped his birth will help to bring back this type of monkey to its natural habitat.