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Monkeys Banned From Eating 'Unhealthy' Bananas at Zoo

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January 14, 2014
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A British Zoo is banning monkeys from eating bananas because officials say the fruit is unhealthy and the equivalent of feeding the monkeys cake and chocolate. Jen Markham explains.


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