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Tulsa Zoo Welcomes Newborn Primate

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The Tulsa Zoo is welcoming the newest member of the family.

Sophie is an endangered Siamang primate, and she gave birth Feb. 10th.Mom, dad and baby are doing just fine.

The birth is part of a conservation effort to restore the population of Siamangs. This is the first to be born at the Tulsa Zoo in 23 years.

Zookeepers do not know if the baby is a boy or a girl yet. It will cling to Sophie for the first several months of life.

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