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In photos: Monkey business in Havana

Over the last three decades Marta Llanes, a 62-year-old Havana zoo biologist, has raised 36 baby chimpanzees in her 5th floor apartment. Photographer Enrique de la Osa spent the last year observing the development of two chimps in her care since birth, Anumá and Ada. Llanes says she'll miss them when they return to the city's zoo next month, and worries about their future. Hand raised chimps have difficulty socializing with their own kind. Read the complete story.

Por: Univision
Publicado: 26 Mar | 03:08 PM EDT
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A young male chimp, Anumá, at five days old, with Cuban biologist, Marta Llanes, in her Havana apartment. Llanes has raising Anumá and her younger half-sister Ada since birth after their mother wasn't able to breast feed them. Photo taken Jan 13 2016. Foto: Enrique de La Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, plays with 7-day-old Anumá in her house in Havana, Cuba. Photo taken in January 15, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Anumá, aged only 7 days, in bed, asleep with her favorite stuffed toy bunny at the home of Cuban biologist Marta Llanes in Havana, Cuba. January 15, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, talks to seven-day-old Anumá, in her house in Havana, Cuba. January 15, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Ten-day-old Anumá, drinks milk from a bottle held by Cuban biologist Marta Llanes who is raising two baby chimps in her Havana home. January 18, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, (not pictured) adjusts the socks of Anumá, aged one month, in her house in Havana, Cuba. February 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Havana biologist Marta Llanes, 62, walks carrying in her arms Anumá, a 10-day-old chimp. January 18, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Eleven-day-old Anumá, at the house of Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, in Havana, Cuba. January 19, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, holds one month-old Anumá, in her apartment in Havana, Cuba. February 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Anumá, at three months, trying to stand up in bed inside a plastic box, in Havana, Cuba, April 24, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Anumá, three months old, tries to walk in the Havana apartment of Marta Llanes. April 24, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, has her arms full carrying Anumá (right) aged three months and his half-sister Ada, two months old in her Havana apartment. April 24, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Anumá, aged five months, in his bed, a plastic box, in the 5th floor Havana apartment of Cuban biologist Marta Llanes. June 8, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Anumá, aged five months (right) and Ada, three months in their bedroom in the 5th floor apartment of Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62. June 8, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Ada, aged four months, looks at Lizzy the cat in the home of Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62. July 8, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, examines the first teeths of Anumá, aged five months, in her house in Havana, Cuba. June 8, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, carried Anumá, a six month-old chimp outside her house in Havana, Cuba July 4, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Anumá (right), aged six months, plays with his half-sister, Ada, aged four months, in a bedroom at the home of Cuban biologist Marta Llanes. July 5, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Ada (right) aged six months, plays near Anumá, eight months, in the bedroom of Marta Llanes, a Cuban biologist. September 8, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Anumá, aged six months, plays under a bed in the 5th floor Havana apartment where he has been raised since birth by Marta Llanes, a Cuban biologist in Havana, Cuba. July 8, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Anumá (left) aged seven months plays with his half-sister Ada, five months, in plastic box bed in the Havana apartment of Cuban biologist Marta Llanes. August 8, 2016. Llanes has raised the siblings since birth in her home. The siblings are easy to tell apart: Anumá's nose is dark and Ada's is pale pink. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, hugs and kisses Anumá, aged six months, in her house in Havana, Cuba. July 8, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, carries Anumá, a seven month-old male chimpanzee while preparing milk for him in her kitchen. August 8, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Ada, aged six months. September 30, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Ada (right) at seven months, with Anumá, nine months, at play in the Havana home of biologist Marta Llanes, September 7, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Ada (right) a seven months-old female chimp, with her half brother Anumá, nine months, behind her in the home of bioilogist Marta Llanes in Havana, Cuba, September 7, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Anumá, aged eight months, learning to walk with the help of Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, in her house in Havana. September 8, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Anumá, aged 10 months crawling on a bed in the Havana home of Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62. November 22, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Anumá, aged ten months, hugs the leg of Cuban biologist Marta Llanes in her Havana home. November 23, 2016. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Marta Llanes feeds Anumá, aged almost 11 months. Her younger sister Ada patiently waits her turn. Nov 23 2016. Foto: Enrique de La Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, changes the diaper of Ada, an eleven month-old female chimpanzee, while Anumá, her one year-old half brother, sits on a bed in Llanes' 5th floor Havana apartment where the siblings hav lived almost since birth. February 22, 2017. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Ada, 11 months old, stares at the camera while Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, changes her diaper. February 24, 2017. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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One year-old Anumá (right) and his half-sister Ada, aged 11 months, at play at the living room of Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, who has raised the chimps almost from birth in her 5th floor Havana home. February 24, 2017. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, feeds jelly to one- year-old Anumá and as his half-sister Ada waits her turn. Llanes has raised the sibling chimps in her 5th floor Havana apartment since birth. February 27, 2017 Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, feeds milk to one year-old Anumá, (right) and Ada, his 11-month-old half sister. February 24, 2017. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62, hugs Anumá, aged one, in her house in Havana, Cuba. February 24, 2017. Llanes has raised Anumá almost since birth along with his half-sister Ada, and is preparing to return them to the Havana zoo. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Ada, aged 11 months, sitting obediently in the home where she is being hand raisde in Havana. Feb 27 2017. Foto: Enrique de La Osa | Univision
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Ada (right) aged 11 months, plays with Lizzy the cat as Anumá, her year-old half-brother, looks on. February 27, 2017. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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Ada, (left) aged eleven months and one year-old Anumá at the feet of Cuban biologist Marta Llanes, 62. Feb 27 2017. Foto: Enrique de la Osa | Univision
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At 13 months, Anumá clings to the leg of Marta Llanes. Feb 27 2017. Foto: Enrique de La Osa | Univision