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A White-Cheeked Gibbon mother sits and her baby look on at the... News PhotoAnimal,Baby,Beijing,China - East Asia,Horizontal,Human Interest,Monkey,Mother,SittingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA White-Cheeked Gibbon mother sits and her baby (R) look on at the Beijing Zoo on January 21, 2013. The zoo grounds were originally a Ming Dynasty imperial palace and finally opened to the public in 1908. The zoo's history states that during the WWII, most of the zoo's animals died of starvation with only 13 monkeys and one old emu surviving the war. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)