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    Hyacinth macaws, Capuchin monkeys released in Assam State Zoo

    The exotic species of hyacinth macaws and capuchin monkeys were recovered from an illegal racket in the Cachar district of Assam.

    Guwahati: Assam Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya on Friday released the hyacinth macaws and capuchin monkeys to a new breeding facility at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati.

    The exotic species of hyacinth macaws and capuchin monkeys were recovered from an illegal racket in the Cachar district of Assam.

    Taking to twitter, Suklabaidya wrote: “In a ceremonial event today, released the hyacinth macaws and capuchin monkeys to their new breeding facilities from quarantine at Assam State Zoo, Guwahati. These exotic species were earlier recovered by our forest forces from an illegal racket in Lailapur, Cachar.”

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