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 A little pygmy marmoset. Photo: Bo Jonsson/Skansen-akvariet/TT

No Saudi Arabia visas for Swedish zoo monkeys

Sweden’s diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia has had ramifications well beyond the human world, after four monkeys who were supposed to move from a Stockholm zoo to Riyadh were given the cold shoulder. Read more.

 

Don’t miss: Double up of cuteness as sloth twins charm visitors to Swedish zoo

Baby sloth twins, a week-old baboon and two tiny lizards have been melting the hearts of visitors to the Skansen zoo in Stockholm. “It’s loads of fun,” said zoo boss Jonas Wahlström to Swedish broadcaster SVT.