Namita, a middle-aged woman who lives in India's north-eastern Tripura state and is a government worker, describes Buru, the pet monkey, as her third child.
"Yes, I breastfeed him. He is my son," says Namita, caressing the monkey.
More than four years ago, her woodcutter husband found a dying baby monkey under a tree after a fierce storm.
He brought the animal home in Chandrapur village on the outskirts of the Udaipur town in Tripura's South District.
"The monkey fell ill after the storm , in which it lost its parents. I decided to bring him up with my daughters," says Namita.