Fish & Game News May 2, 2014 Elliott
LONDON (Reuters) – British police launched a Europe-wide hunt on Friday after five monkeys, including three of a critically endangered species, were stolen from a zoo in northern England.
Thieves took the monkeys – two female and a baby Cotton-top Tamarins and two Emperor Tamarins – from their enclosures after cutting a hole in the perimeter fence of Blackpool zoo on Tuesday night.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature lists the Cotton-top Tamarins as a critically endangered species with a worldwide population estimated at about 6,000.
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