[Watch] A White Baby Monkey In Odisha’s Nandankanan
Bhubaneswar: A baby monkey is drawing the crowds at the Nandankanan Zoological Park on the outskirts of Odisha’s capital. Reason: The baby monkey is white.
The Nandankanan Zoological Park shared a video of the white baby monkey on its official Twitter handle.
The baby monkey is said to be a stump-tailed macaque. Born white, they darken or turn brown with age. The baby monkey was born a month ago.
Bear macaques or stump-tailed macaques have thick, long, dark brown fur. Their faces and short tails are hairless. These monkeys are found in the northeast parts of the country.
I m white thought my mother and father are not Stump Tailed Macaque baby .
Visit Nandankanan to meet me and family @CZA_Delhi @moefcc @CMO_Odisha @ForestDeptt @odisha_tourism @PCCFWL_Odisha @pccfodisha pic.twitter.com/ITNseC3aPl
— NANDANKANAN ZOOLOGICAL PARK (@ddnandankanan) May 7, 2022