Squirrel monkeys make the most adorable backpacks

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (KTRK) -- If you didn't think baby monkeys were adorable, you will now!

The Taronga Zoo's newest additions, four new squirrel monkeys, graced us with their presence while clinging to their mothers' backs like little furry backpacks.

Primate keeper Janet Lackey said, "It's a very exciting time for the family group of 17 Squirrel Monkeys. We are starting to see the older babies venturing off mum's back and exploring the trees and ropes, and being very playful together."

"The youngest baby is still clinging tightly to mum as there is quite a big developmental difference between four and six weeks of age. We do have a first time mum in the group, little four-year-old Yamma, and she is doing so impressively well. We are really proud of her."

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