Tag: "Cotton Top Tamarins"

Rare Cotton Top Tamarin monkeys born at Alma

Rare Cotton Top Tamarin monkeys born at Alma

With less than 5000 Cotton Top Tamarin monkeys left in the wild; the birth of another set of rare Cotton Top Tamarin twins at Alma is cause for excitement!

Rainforest Awareness Day

Rainforest Awareness Day

On Sunday July 7th, we will be celebrating all the animals from rainforest habitats with our Rainforest Awareness Day.

Marvelous Zoo Mothers!

Marvelous Zoo Mothers!

On Mother’s Day we pay tribute to the fantastic animal Mother’s of Alma Park Zoo! 

Welcome Gomez!

Welcome Gomez!

“Gomez” the Emperor tamarin has flown around the globe from Aalborg Zoo in Denmark to Queensland as part of an important international breeding agreement.

Twins for Conchetta & Manny!

Twins for Conchetta & Manny!

CONCHETTA, the cotton-top tamarin monkey stolen from Alma Park Zoo 18 months ago, has had twins.  It was her second pregnancy since her return after disappearing in October 2010.

Monkey Business raises funds for Proyecto Titi

Monkey Business raises funds for Proyecto Titi

BRISBANE’S Alma Park Zoo has raised $1,500 for Proyecto Titi, helping to buy a section of rainforest in Columbia, home to a rapidly decreasing number of Cotton Top Tamarins. On the first weekend of the school holidays, Alma Park Zoo held a Cotton Top Weekend inviting the public to “Monkey around” with Zoo staff to […]

Conchetta is a new mum!

Conchetta is a new mum!

CONCHETTA, the cotton-top tamarind monkey, has found happiness with a new man more than a year after her abduction from Alma Park Zoo while heavily pregnant with twins. The 12-year-old gave birth earlier this month, delighting zookeepers who feared she would never be found after she was kidnapped with her former mate, Tonto, in October […]

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