Friday, 13. December 2013 - 08:12
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The tiny twins with their punk-style hair-dos have been driving keepers ape at their zoo in Basel, Switzerland - by whistling at them.
The six-week old youngsters - rare cotton top tamarin monkeys - are learning the breed's way of signaling danger to each other in the wild.
"They have a complicated series of signals for use in the dense rain forests they would normally inhabit.
"But to everyone else in here is just looks like they're whistling at us to make us jump to it and see what they want," explained one.
And while mum Nadia takes a well earned break, the twins' dad is happy to play piggy backs with the youngsters.
Even when they are fully grown, the pair will weight less than 1lb each.
The monkeys are only found in the forests of Colombia, Central America, and experts say they are threatened with extinction with less than 6,000 of them in the wild.
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