June 23, 2024
At the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, a newborn mongoose lemur holds on to mother Olivia. The baby was the first critically endangered mongoose lemur has born at the zoo.

For the 1st time, a critically endangered mongoose lemur has been born at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.

The baby lemur’s mom and dad are Olivia, who has specified birth twice right before at other zoos, and Ignacio, who is a initially-time father, according to a put up on the zoo’s Fb website page. Olivia also is grandmother to a uncommon established of twins born in May possibly at the Saint Louis Zoo in Missouri.

The new Jacksonville household is now not on general public show and is “shelling out excellent time at the rear of the scenes,” in accordance to the zoo’s Fb put up, which provided no further information about the start or when it occurred.