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Baby Monkeys Born at Santa Ana Zoo
Two baby golden lion tamarin monkeys were born last month at the Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park. Interestingly enough, this is the second time in 2009 that twins of this species have been born at the zoo--twins were also welcomed in January.
"Golden lion tamarins are a highly endangered species found in the Atlantic coastal rainforests of Brazil," explained Kent Yamaguchi, the Acting Zoo Director. "They use their long slender fingers to probe small crevices in plants like bromeliads for tasty insects. Golden lion tamarins also snack on various fruits as they forage through the rainforest canopy."
The recent newborns are not on display yet, but the twins from January can be found on the zoo's north end.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.