Zoo's new arrival

COLCHESTER Zoo is today celebrating the birth of a new baby.The Cherry-Crowned Manngabey, who has not been named yet, was born on Monday.He is the third baby that his mum, Michelle, has given birth to since she came to the zoo in April 2004.

COLCHESTER Zoo is today celebrating the birth of a new baby.

The Cherry-Crowned Manngabey, who has not been named yet, was born on Monday.

He is the third baby that his mum, Michelle, has given birth to since she came to the zoo in April 2004.

A spokeswoman for the zoo said: “Keepers and curators are amazed at the size and strength of the baby who seems to be very strong and healthy and is already doing very well.

“Michelle is a very experienced parent, as is Sputnik, the father, and they are both very calm and relaxed with the baby.”

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