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Mosi Musa, a true tale about a baby monkey raised by his grandmother. Mosi is a vervet monkey who had a challenging start to life. That’s when Grandma Thelma stepped in to raise him when he needed her most.
Born at the San Diego Zoo, Mosi Musa the vervet monkey has won the hearts of countless Zoo visitors and keepers with his endless energy. But, life didn’t start off easy for Mosi. After a difficult delivery, Mosi’s mother Louise showed no interest in her new baby. She wouldn’t interact with him, nurse him, or care for him. But Mosi needed a vervet monkey mother to raise him! Then keepers realized that Mosi’s grandmother might be able to raise him. Grandma Thelma, Louise’s mother, wanted to hold Mosi right away. She took care of him as if he was her own baby cuddling, grooming, and protecting him. Keepers saw the bond between the two monkeys grow daily.
This is the true story of Mosi Musa, a baby vervet monkey, who had a challenging start to life and Grandma Thelma who stepped in to raise him. Together, Mosi and Grandma Thelma show how special and important grandmas truly are.