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Tamarin twins debut at Prospect Park Zoo

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Two young Geoffroy's tamarins hitch a ride on their mother's back in their exhibit in the Animal Lifestyles building at the Prospect Park Zoo. (Photo by Julie Larsen Maher © WCS) Two young Geoffroy's tamarins hitch a ride on their mother's back in their exhibit in the Animal Lifestyles building at the Prospect Park Zoo. (Photo by Julie Larsen Maher © WCS)
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Two young Geoffroy's tamarins born at the Prospect Park Zoo are now on display in the Animal Lifestyles exhibit.

These twins are the second set of twins born to the same parents, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society, which runs the zoo.

Geoffroy's tamarins are native to Panama and Columbia, the WCS said.

The Wildlife Conservation Society works to save wildlife and wild places around the world through science, global conservation, education, and running the world's largest system of urban wildlife parks that also include the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and New York Aquarium.

Prospect Park Zoo
450 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y.
www.prospectparkzoo.com

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