Edinburgh Zoo’s baby douroucouli comes out to play

This one-month-old douroucouli, wrapping its small arms around its father Meta, surveys onlookers at Edinburgh Zoo.

A one-month old douroucouli wraps its arms around its father at Edinburgh Zoo. Picture: Ian Hawkins
A one-month old douroucouli wraps its arms around its father at Edinburgh Zoo. Picture: Ian Hawkins

Smaller than the palm of a person’s hand, the baby monkey can be found at the zoo’s Magic Forest with Meta, mother Delzi and three siblings Tulua, Quito and Pasco. Also known as the northern night monkey, douroucoulis are nocturnal and native to South America. Picture: Ian Hawkins

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