Bieber's Monkey Now Officially a Zoo Exhibit

Mally released from quarantine, will meet other capuchins soon
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 26, 2013 10:26 AM CDT
Bieber's Monkey Now Officially a Zoo Exhibit
White headed capuchin monkey Mally sits on the grass in the new monkey open-air enclosure at Serengeti Park near Hodenhagen, Germany, Wednesday June 26, 2013.   (AP Photo/dpa, Holger Hollemann)

(Newser) – Mally the monkey, Justin Bieber's former pet, has emerged from quarantine at his new German home three months after the pop star brought him to the country. The 6-month-old capuchin monkey moved into a new enclosure at the Serengeti Park in Hodenhagen, northern Germany, today. He will soon be introduced to the zoo's other capuchin monkeys. "Mally is a clever little guy and we're confident that he will settle in quickly," says the zoo manager.

Mally was transferred to the zoo last month from a Munich animal shelter where he had been since being seized by German customs March 28. Bieber failed to produce the required vaccination and import papers after arriving for a European tour, and Mally's ownership was transferred to the German state May 21. (Read more Mally stories.)

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