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Pictured: The cage where Lola was being kept, the marmoset monkey rescued by RSPCA Cymru after being advertised for sale on social media.<br />
Re: A monkey advertised for sale on social media has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru.<br />
A marmoset monkey has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru from a house in Blaenymaes, Swansea.<br />
The charity was alerted to the whereabouts of the monkey, named Lola, after an advertisement appeared on social media seeking to sell the animal.<br />
RSPCA Cymru arrived at the property to find the primate being kept in hugely inappropriate conditions.<br />
The monkey was loose in the living room, with a 3ft x 3ft x 3ft cage positioned in the corner with a UV light above it.<br />
The rescue took place on 21 April. It is understood the family had been keeping the monkey for approximately one year. Lola was living with a Staffie-type dog, who she would occasionally try to attack.  <br />
Following the rescue, Lola has now been moved to a specialist wildlife facility.<br />
RSPCA Cymru is campaigning for the keeping of primates as pets in Wales to be made illegal - and believes this incident is another example of why the practice should be brought to an end.<br />
Neill Manley, RSPCA Inspector, said, "Sadly, some people like the idea of keeping a monkey as a pet, but this is another example of how unsuitable they are.
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Pictured: The cage where Lola was being kept, the marmoset monkey rescued by RSPCA Cymru after being advertised for sale on social media.
Re: A monkey advertised for sale on social media has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru.
A marmoset monkey has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru from a house in Blaenymaes, Swansea.
The charity was alerted to the whereabouts of the monkey, named Lola, after an advertisement appeared on social media seeking to sell the animal.
RSPCA Cymru arrived...
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