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Must-See Video: Chimp Escapes the Heat and the Zoo

August 25, 2008
by findingDulcinea Staff
Chimpanzees can be so predictable.

Long summer days filled with sweltering heat are enough to make anyone go a little bananas. Chimpanzees are no exception to this rule. On the search for some shade, Ichiro, the chimp in the following video, escaped from his home in a Japanese zoo and found a pleasant patch on a rooftop. For two and a half hours the overheated chimp refused employees’ efforts to bring him back down, finally surrendering when they brought out the big guns: a banana.


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