Four monkeys abandoned at Serangoon veterinary clinic rescued by Acres


The black-tufted marmosets were rescued in a distressed state.
The black-tufted marmosets were rescued in a distressed state.PHOTO: ACRES
The black-tufted marmosets were rescued in a distressed state.
The black-tufted marmosets were rescued in a distressed state.PHOTO: ACRES

SINGAPORE - Four small marmosets, a species of monkey that are often the victim of the illegal wildlife trade, were found abandoned outside a veterinary clinic in Serangoon on Thursday morning (April 19).

One of the monkeys, an infant which appeared only a few months old, was kept in a plastic container typically used for storing food. Holes had been made in the container for ventilation. The others were found in a wooden nest box usually used for birds, and a pet carrier.

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