Sunday, January 19, 2003

TROUBLE AT THE KANSAS CITY ZOO

What's going on with Julian and the other chimps?
By MATT CAMPBELL The Kansas City Star

Across the zoo from the gorillas another primate experiment -- with a dysfunctional group of chimpanzees -- is following its own dynamic.

As detailed in Star Magazine in August 2001, an adult male chimp was brought in to Kansas City with the hope that he would dominate an adolescent bully here and instill order in the 13-member troop.

Instead, four of the local chimps ganged up on Julian and nearly killed him....