Dandi, Metro Richmond’s endangered spider monkey, celebrates 1st birthday

Dandi, Metro Richmond’s endangered spider monkey, celebrates 1st birthday
Dandi the spider monkey climbs on a fence in the Metro Richmond Zoo. (Source: Metro Richmond Zoo)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - One member of the Metro Richmond Zoo is celebrating an important milestone — her first birthday.

Dandi, an endangered black-handed spider monkey, celebrated her first birthday on Friday. Zoo workers left peanut butter, celery, honey and marshmallows for Dandi and her family to enjoy in her favorite spot: the exhibit’s slide.

Zoo workers describe her as curious, brave and super cute. Who can argue with that?

Dandi, an endangered Black-handed spider monkey, turned one year old yesterday!! Dandi is curious, brave, and super...

Posted by Metro Richmond Zoo on Saturday, January 9, 2021

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