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Beloved S.f. Monkey, Banana Sam, Dead At 19

Banana Sam <a href=Kim K tape - the oldest of the squirrel monkeys at the San internet Francicso Zoo reunites with the rest of his exhibit after 30 days in quarantine, February 11, 2012. He had been stolen and returned back to the Zoo in less then 24 hours last December. "You can recognize him by the white shaved mark on his left leg." says David Carroll, the squirrel monkeys keeper who knows them all. Squirrel monkey are small and look alike to spectators. "They are all different, like people, everyone has specific features and faces. We shave different parts on their bodies so we can recognize them quickly"- continues Mr. Carroll pointing out to Banana Sam. Photo: Siana Hristova, The Chronicle' style='float:left;padding:5px' /> Today Banana Sam, the oldest of the squirrel monkeys, reunited with the rest of his exhibit after 30 days in quarantine. He had been stolen and returned back to the Zoo in less then 24 hours last December. Photo: Siana Hristova, The Chronicle Visitors to th San Francisco Zoo watch the squirrel monkeys being... Visitors look at the squirrel monkey exhibit at the San Francisco Zoo in San Francisco, Calif. on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011. Zoo officials discovered a hole cut was in the fence of the exhibit and one of the primates named Banana-Sam missing when keepers arrived for work in the morning.
Full story: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Beloved-S-F-monkey-Banana-Sam-dead-at-19-5003251.php

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