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My Child Is a Monkey

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Primate trainer Lisa Whiteaker has been showing Monkey Moms how to look after and tame their monkids for the last 16 years. A legend in the Monkid world, forty five year old Lisa is often called the monkey whisperer. Lisa has her own monkid Mugwhy who is sixteen years old and travels with her everywhere.
They wear diapers and ride in strollers but, they're not babies -- they are "monkids." NGC goes inside the controversy of adopting monkeys as surrogate babies. Many question whether this is animal cruelty or even a danger to the owners. Others are fiercely devoted to these primates they see as part of the family. See just how far these wild monkeys have come from their treetop habitat as we explore this growing phenomenon.

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