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Jungle Island Welcomes Baby Capuchin Monkey, Miniature Zebu, Announces Naming Contest

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    Jungle Island's newest baby capuchin monkey

    Jungle Island wants the public's help in naming a baby capuchin monkey and miniature zebu that recently made their debuts at the Miami park.

    To participate in the contest, Jungle Island is using the Twitter hashtag #JungleIslandBabies. Two winners will receive two general admission tickets to the park.

    "These youngsters will make a fantastic addition to our growing family at Jungle Island," said Dr. Jason Chatfield, director of animal care.

    Capuchin monkeys are typically found in the tropical rain forests of Central and South America and are considered to be the most intelligent of the New World monkeys. Zebus are native to the jungles of South Asia and are the oldest and smallest breeds of cattle in the world.

    The winners of the naming contest will be announced at noon on Friday, leading up to the start of Jungle Island's $10 neighbor Days promotion.

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