WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Local

Oldest Male Snow Monkey In North America Celebrates B-Day

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Aretha Franklin Lights Up The Grandstand
  2. Mike Max Shoots Sid Hartman An Ice Bucket Challenge
  3. Good Questions: State Fair
  4. High School Football Highlights: Aug. 22, 2014
  5. WCCO Takes Aim At The Bonanza Shooting Gallery

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The oldest male snow monkey in North America celebrated his birthday Wednesday at the Minnesota Zoo.

The 29-year-old Nikko lives at the Apple Valley zoo. Above is video of Nikko opening his birthday present.

Zoo officials say Nikko has lived almost twice as long as a typical male snow money because of his laid-back personality, which is not typical of male monkeys.

Just three other living snow monkeys in the world are older than Nikko, and they’re all female.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,810 other followers