Rare monkey Quý Báu enjoys taking a bath after being born in captivity

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RARE Quý Báu the monkey enjoys a bath after being born in captivity.

The François’ langur was looked after by zoo staff when she was ignored by first-time mum Mei Mei.

Rare Quý Báu the monkey enjoys a bath after being born in captivity

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Rare Quý Báu the monkey enjoys a bath after being born in captivityCredit: Philadelphia Zoo/Triangle News
Quý Báu was looked after by zoo staff when she was ignored by first-time mum Mei Mei

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Quý Báu was looked after by zoo staff when she was ignored by first-time mum Mei MeiCredit: Philadelphia Zoo/Triangle News

But the one-month-old has now bonded with her parents at Philadelphia Zoo, US.

The zoo said: “This is the first birth of this species here.”

“We’re so excited to introduce the newest member of our Zoo family – a baby François’ langur.

“When she was first born, our team noticed Mei Mei wasn’t attending to her, which isn’t uncommon for first time moms.

Philadelphia Zoo said: 'This is the first birth of this species here'

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Philadelphia Zoo said: ‘This is the first birth of this species here’Credit: Philadelphia Zoo/Triangle News
When Quý Báu was first born the team noticed mum Mei Mei wasn’t attending to her

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When Quý Báu was first born the team noticed mum Mei Mei wasn’t attending to herCredit: Philadelphia Zoo/Triangle News
Quý Báu and mum have bonded and the zoo said 'the entire family is doing great'

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Quý Báu and mum have bonded and the zoo said ‘the entire family is doing great’Credit: Philadelphia Zoo/Triangle News

“So our vet staff took the baby to the animal hospital for a warming bath and some food.

“Since then, she and mum have bonded and the entire family is doing great.

“We’ve named her Quý Báu – pronounced Qwee-bow which means “precious” in Vietnamese.

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