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One Chimp Dead, One Tranquilized After Escaping Las Vegas Home

One Chimp Dead, One Tranquilized After Escaping Las Vegas Home

Tom Brakefield/Stockbyte (file photo)(LAS VEGAS) — Two powerful, adult chimpanzees escaped a Las Vegas backyard and rampaged through a neighborhood on Thursday, leaping over backyard walls and pounding on cars before police killed one of the chimps an…

Chimp Attack Victim’s Family ‘Traumatized’

Chimp Attack Victim’s Family ‘Traumatized’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The family of Andrew Oberle, the Texas graduate student who was mauled by two chimpanzees, is said to be “traumatized” after seeing their son and meeting with doctors at the South African hospital where Oberle is in intensive care…

Woman Mauled by Chimp Seeks to Sue State

Woman Mauled by Chimp Seeks to Sue State

WABC News(HARTFORD, Conn.) — Lawyers for Charla Nash, the Connecticut women whose face and body were severely disfigured when she was attacked by a friend’s chimpanzee, have filed new documents they say prove the state was negligent in not remov…

"The Lucky One," "Think Like a Man," "Chimpanzee" Open Friday

"The Lucky One," "Think Like a Man," "Chimpanzee" Open Friday

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here’s a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:– The Lucky One: Based on Nicholas Sparks’ best-selling book of the same name, Zac Efron plays a U.S. Marine sergeant who returns home from the war in Iraq a…

Gorilla Reported At Large in Alabama

Gorilla Reported At Large in Alabama

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — Authorities in Alabama are on the hunt for at least one gorilla after reports surfaced that the animal was spotted near a store in rural Newbern, Ala.The Hale County Sheriff’s Office said the town’s…

Charla Nash Talks Chimp Attack, Recovery

Charla Nash Talks Chimp Attack, Recovery

WABC News(NEW YORK) — Charla Nash is battling the seemingly impossible — a life with no hands, visually blind and recovery from a face transplant after being mauled by a chimpanzee nearly three years ago.But Nash, 58, says though she doesn&rsquo…

Tarzan’s Sidekick "Cheetah" the Chimpanzee Dies

Tarzan’s Sidekick "Cheetah" the Chimpanzee Dies

Weegee (Arthur Fellig)/International Center of Photography/Getty Images(PALM HARBOR, Fla.) — Tarzan’s faithful sidekick “Cheetah” has died. Cheetah the chimpanzee, which appeared in the 1930s Tarzan films Tarzan the Ape Man and Tarzan and His Mate alo…

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