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Guest post by Brian Hare, Evolutionary Anthropologist at Duke University Last month, a 200 pound male chimpanzee named Travis mauled a woman outside the home where he has been living with his owner Sandra Herold. Charla Nash was nearly killed by Travis and now has life changing wounds to her face while Travis was stabbed…

Chimpanzees Are NOT Pets!

You’ve likely already seen this story all over the news: Chimp’s owner calls vicious mauling ‘freak thing’ STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The owner of a 200-pound chimpanzee that viciously mauled a Stamford woman calls the incident “a freak thing,” but says her pet was not a “horrible” animal. Sandra Herold told NBC’s “Today Show” in…