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Baby Saki Monkey Born At Brevard Zoo (PHOTOS)

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Loose monkeys aren't the only primates making news in Florida.

The Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida recently welcomed their first baby saki monkey on April 27.

Born to mother Chuckie and father Yuki, the young saki monkey is female but not yet named.

Both mom and baby are on exhibit in the La Selva loop, which features animals from Central and South America. But zoo spokesperson Andrea Hill told HuffPost Miami "You might need to look closely to see baby as she will be holding tight to mom."

Male sakis are known for their giant white faces while the females of the species have more demur brownish-grey fur with a white or pale brown stripe on their faces.

Baby sakis are weaned after 4 month, and are fully mature in 3 years. They can live up to 30 years.

Click below for photos of the new baby saki and her mother Chuckie:
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