Born to a monkey mother named Shelley, 31, last Friday at Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida (USA), this young spider monkey is attracting attention because of the bat symbol in the center of its face. mine.
“We don’t know the sex of the pups yet, animal care workers note that the pups are functioning well, clinging to their mothers and suckling successfully.” Zoo announcement. They also said that keepers were surprised to find the markings on its face quite unique, similar to the superhero Batman logo.
The zoo has shared a video of a young cub clinging to its mother’s neck. Shelley is rated as an experienced monkey mother, described as “a person who is professional in taking care of his children.”
Black-handed spider monkeys commonly live in the rainforests of Central and South America and are facing habitat loss and threats from the illegal pet trade.
At first glance, the young monkey didn’t display any of the stereotypical Batman personality traits such as his brooding habit or his quiet, slightly gruff voice.
But with the ability to climb, turn and use the tail as an arm, the young now have more innate superpowers than Batman. The Batman logo on the face is also giving it the opportunity to own potential names like Bruce, Wayne, Pattinson or Patti.
Spider monkey with a batman symbol on its face.