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Bill to prohibit killing, export of donkey passes second reading

A bill to prohibit the killing and exportation of donkeys or its carcasses out of Nigeria on Tuesday passed a second reading at the House of Representatives.
A squirrel monkey cub (Saimiri sciurus), born three weeks ago, and its mother are pictured at Santa Fe zoo, in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on September 13, 2018. AFP Photo

Colombian zoo celebrates birth of endangered spider monkey

A zoo in Colombia is celebrating the birth of a baby spider monkey, a rare species in danger of extinction.

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