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De Brazza’s monkey Brooke cares for her baby at the Oregon Zoo. Keepers have named the newborn Augustus in memory of his father, Gus.

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Name chosen for baby De Brazza's monkey at Oregon Zoo

The youngster has been named Augustus in honor of his late father, Gus.

PORTLAND — The Oregon Zoo’s new De Brazza’s monkey finally has a name: Augustus. The youngster arrived — wide-eyed, blond and furry — more than a month ago, but his mom, Brooke, had kept him so close that keepers couldn’t be sure of his sex until recently.


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