70-year-old Margrit dies in Frankfurt: world’s oldest monkey

70-year-old Margrit dies in Frankfurt: world's oldest monkey

The 70-year-old monkey Margrit, thought of the world’s oldest monkey, has died in Germany. Frankfurt Zoo reported that Margrit, a feminine bonobo, arrived from Kinshasa zoo in 1959. Margrit was born within the rainforests of Congo, probably between 1952 and 1953. In keeping with the Frankfurt Zoo, it was the oldest member of its form, and doubtless additionally the oldest of the captive nice apes.


The youngest feminine bonobo, Hannah, sat subsequent to her, the zoo stated, whereas the pinnacle of the bonobo, who was stored below statement by the care crew, was unhurt and died inside minutes. Simply two days in the past the nurses had seen minor adjustments. Margrit was barely much less energetic and now not ate the same old quantity of meals, however confirmed no indicators of ache. Frankfurt Zoo owes Margrit the world’s first bonobo farm in 1962. About 80 of her cubs presently reside in 17 zoos, together with one in Frankfurt. (LaPresse)

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