Tuesday, February 11, 2003

BLOCKED BREEDING AT JAPANESE ZOO
NEWS OF OTHER LIFE FORMS

Vets at the Tama Zoological Park in western Tokyo had no choice. Kenta, the zoo's alpha male chimp, had to have a vasectomy....

Kenta has many mates so the park first tried separating him from the ladies during mating season. This totally disrupted the social hierarchy -- the other chimps saw it as Kenta failing to prove his dominance -- so Kenta went under the knife....