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Animal gifts to Kim Jong Il

Pyongyang, November 16 (KCNA) – General Secretary Kim Jong Il received rare animals from Jonas Whalstrom, director of the Skansen Aquarium, Sweden.

He has sent about 90 species of at least 1,300 animals to Kim Jong Il as gifts since Juche 73 (1984).

The animals sent this time include pygmy marmoset, spotted lizard and Australian lizard. These are seldom found in the world.

Pygmy marmoset which weighes only 130 grammes at present is the smallest of monkeys in the world. Spotted lizard that weighs 7 grammes at present has black and yellow spots on the back like a leopard.

They were sent to the central zoo.

Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/whoisthatfreakwiththecamera/6647256723/

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