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You only cover us when our chimpanzee attacks a visitor & is killed!!!

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by BYH, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. BYH

    BYH Active Member

  2. Freelance Hack

    Freelance Hack Active Member

    Charlton Heston was unavailable for comment.
  3. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    His face? Wow.
  4. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member


    Why was I not called?
  5. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    The "you only cover us" meme, by the way, could go the way of the chimp in question here and I wouldn't shed a damn tear for it.
  6. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    I found that story incredibly sad for some reason. Something was amiss with that chimp, the story said it escaped one other time without violence.
  7. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I can't help it..."you only cover us when..." usually makes me laugh.
  8. I Digress

    I Digress Guest

    "He's been raised almost like a child by this family," Conklin said Monday. "He rides in a car every day, he opens doors, he's a very unique animal in that aspect. We have no indication of what provoked this behavior at all."

    Um, maybe the fact that you were giving an animal drugs and wine? Why didn't the cops shoot on sight?
  9. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    "severely mauled?" as opposed to "slightly mauled?"

    By the way, the closing quote, given by the victim five years before the attack (after the chimp had attacked someone else), is a keeper:

    "Animals bite, people bite, Mike Tyson bites. So what?" he said.

    Yes, so what indeed ...
  10. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    I'm always dumbfounded that people who keep wild animals as pets are surprised when stuff like this happens.

    If PETA had a version of Starman justice, I'd be with them on this.
  11. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    Chimpanzees, humans and dolphins are among the very few species who have been observed to "murder" each other, that is, killing for no good reason. Obviously, it appears to be related to intelligence.
  12. ya think?

    it was funny for about a day
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