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3:40pm Thursday 3rd October 2013 in News
MONKEY World has welcomed two new 'surprise' additions to the ape rescue centre's family.
Newborn twin chimpanzees Thelma & Louise were born to mum Cherri last week.
Park director Dr Alison Cronin said: “We knew that Cherri was pregnant but twins were a surprise as they are not very common.”
That wasn't the only surprise element to the story - Cherri had been on birth control but a course of antibiotics for a chest infection last winter caused them to fail.
A park spokesman said: “As the park's birth control 'outlaws', the twin girls have been aptly named after the famous movie fugitives.”
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