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Two Baby Baboons on Display at Brooklyn Zoo

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November 25, 2013
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Two baby Hamadryas baboons spent time outdoors with their parents at their exhibit at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Prospect Park Zoo. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).


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