Monkey Life

Series 5 - Episode 9

Episode 9

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Alison is in Edinburgh to collect 10 stump-tailed macaques being retired from a medical research facility. It’s a big adventure for the stumpies, who’ve never been outside before, and potentially dangerous as some of them are fairly old and frail. But will they all survive the flight?

Back at the park, the team is anxious when chimp Athena undergoes an operation on one of her eyes. Meanwhile, squirrel monkey Fidget finds his place with the ladies, and woolly monkey Piquita’s new baby is finally given a name.

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