Dallas Zoo

Dallas Zoo Celebrates Special Birthday

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The Dallas Zoo tweeted on Tuesday they are celebrating Asante, one of the zoo's oldest mona monkeys, as she turned 31-years-old.

Asante is considered one of the oldest mona monkeys in the U.S.

Mona monkeys are native to tropical forests of western Africa.

The animals are known to like stashing food in their cheeks to eat later.

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