Howler Monkey Baby Born at Audubon Zoo Via Rare C-Section

The Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana, is ready for the world to meet its miracle baby.

Calliope the female black howler monkey was born on Jan. 3. And while, as the zoo said in a statement, keepers usually let nature take its course when it comes to animal births, Calliope needed a few extra hands.

Mom Salsa underwent a caesarian section to give birth to her daughter. The zoo made the choice to perform this rare procedure for zoo animals after the 22-year-old monkey had a “prolonged labor with a lack...

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