In celebration of the England girls’s nationwide soccer staff’s success final weekend, Twycross Zoo has devoted the identify of their cute new François’ Langur to midfielder Fran Kirby.
François’ Langurs are an endangered species that stay in a matriarchal society the place the females share parenting tasks with one another
The Lionesses’ victory is a large success & Twycross hopes that naming their newest particular arrival after one of many unbelievable gamers from this inspiring girls’s staff is a becoming tribute that can encourage success to this superb endangered species.
Dr Rebecca Biddle, Director of Conservation at Twycross Zoo mentioned:
“We’ve all been gripped by the joy and vitality of the Lionesses throughout their Euros marketing campaign. François’ Langurs stay in teams of between 4 and 27, in a matriarchal society the place the females share parenting tasks with one another, and we hope that naming our newest particular arrival after Fran Kirby, one of many unbelievable gamers from this inspiring girls’s staff, is a becoming tribute to their success.”
Fran the François was born on eighth July to mum Lychee, who has been at Twycross Zoo since 2009, and pa Chow who arrived in 2016.