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Neighbor Concerned About Animals Genetically Predisposed 'To Rip...Your Genitals Off'

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Brandon Shulleeta | Posted 07.06.2013 | DC

A Hanover County man is making a last-ditch effort to keep chimpanzees caged in his backyard while avoiding criminal charges for housing potentially d...

Uncertain Future For Six Virginia Chimpanzees

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Katherine Calos | Posted 03.16.2013 | DC

When Toby the chimp arrived at Curtis Shepperson's home near Mechanicsville, he was 6 weeks old and weighed 7 pounds. He was adorable. Curtis and Bea...

USDA Cites Problems At Private Zoo After Chimpanzees Escape

Posted 05.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When six chimpanzees escaped from a private Mechanicsville, Va., zoo in July 2010, the local animal control chief, Kevin M. Kilgore, ass...