RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) — The Racine Zoo’s beloved emperor tamarin, Bella, has moved on to start out a household of her personal. 

Bella was born in January of 2019, in accordance with the zoo, and workers stepped in handy increase her after her mom tragically handed away simply days after her beginning.

Now, the zoo says Bella, nearing two years previous, has moved to Dallas Zoo to be together with her new boyfriend, Finn.

Employees members say Bella realized from watching her sister, Amelie, increase her nephews, Valentino and Vinny. They are saying that is the time a wild emperor tamarin could be shifting on to seek out their very own mate.

The transfer occurred in cooperation with the Emperor Tamarin Species Survival Plan (SSP).

“Whereas we are going to miss Bella, we’re excited that she’s going to have the ability to contribute to emperor tamarin populations,” says Aszya Summers, Curator of Animal Care and Conservation Training on the Racine Zoo. “We can’t wait to see what’s subsequent for this toddler.”


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