[monkeywire] Surrogate squirrel monkey mother makes eyes at baby

Josh Greenman josh.greenman at gmail.com
Sun Jan 22 04:10:50 EST 2006


Surrogate Squirrel Monkey mother Louise Grossfeldt looks at baby Loki
which sucks its thumb after feeding time at Taronga Zoo in Sydney
January 19, 2006. Primate expert Grossfeldt has been hand rearing the
baby monkey since the mother died shortly after giving birth. Squirrel
Monkeys, native to South America, are not endangered but are
threatened by deforestation and are captured as part of the pet trade
and for medical research. REUTERS/Will Burgess

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