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Woman Sponsors Baby Chimp For Life

A surprise baby at the national sanctuary for research chimps in Louisiana has a lifetime sponsor and a name.

CBS Los Angeles–09/06/2012

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County Official Calls On Mayor To Probe Fatal Chimp Mauling At LA Zoo

The Los Angeles Zoo has already launched an investigation into the fatal mauling of a baby chimpanzee by an adult male chimp Tuesday but an L.A. County official wants Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to get involved.


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Deadly Chimp Attack Frightens LA Zoo Visitors

An investigation is underway Wednesday at the Los Angeles Zoo, after a baby chimpanzee was killed by an adult male chimp.


Booie the chimp (courtesy Wildlife Waystation on

Bye Bye Booie: Cigarette-Smoking Candy-Addicted Chimp Dead At 44

A famous chimpanzee who could beg for sweets using sign language and was addicted to cigarettes has died.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/15/2011

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GOP Official Who Sent Racist Obama Email Gets Censured

An Orange County GOP official who sent an offensive email about President Barack Obama has been censured by the local party’s Central Committee.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/04/2011