Baby Mandrill Born at Rome’s Bioparco Zoo

Named Blanca, this 2-week-old baby mandrill was born at Rome’s Bioparco Zoo. When fully grown, she will weigh up to 30 lbs. Mandrills, a relative of the baboon, are the largest species of monkey.  They are known for their colorful facial markings (especially the adult males). In the wild, mandrills inhabit rainforests in equatorial Africa.

For more information: LA Times