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    RIP Cheetah


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    Good lord, he had to be in his 80s. He was the Methuselah of chimps.

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    This has me puzzled, and I suspect it will come out because Hollywood loves a scandal.

    To my knowledge, Cheetah is alive and well and living in Palm Springs, California.



    So which is the real Cheetah?
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    jsharr like cheetah. jsharr sad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    This has me puzzled, and I suspect it will come out because Hollywood loves a scandal.

    To my knowledge, Cheetah is alive and well and living in Palm Springs, California.



    So which is the real Cheetah?

    "Cobb recalled Cheetah as an outgoing chimp who loved finger painting and watching football and who was soothed by Christian music, the station said."

    The chimp in the photo is using brushes; I say he's the fake.

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    So sad, but from what I've read he lived a great life. =0)
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    "Cobb recalled Cheetah as an outgoing chimp who loved finger painting and watching football and who was soothed by Christian music, the station said."

    The chimp in the photo is using brushes; I say he's the fake.



    Are you going to don your black loincloth for the mourning period?
    Yes, that looks more like Cheeto the Chimp, the orangish color is a give away.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    This has me puzzled, and I suspect it will come out because Hollywood loves a scandal.

    To my knowledge, Cheetah is alive and well and living in Palm Springs, California.

    So which is the real Cheetah?
    CA Cheetah is definitely fake. The research into debunking CA Cheetah makes it tough to really believe in the FL one either...

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    I heard an NPR story about him a couple years ago. He lived in his own house with caretakers, and according to them he enjoyed watching his old Tarzan movies.
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    This important issue has surfaced in the blogosphere. Tarzan's chimpanzee is dead, or is he? Can't wait till TMZ and the National Enquirer catch onto this. This blogger is calling the Florida Cheetah an imposter.
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    Did he ride a bicycle?

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    And now Yahoo! has picked it up. You heard it here first.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    And now Yahoo! has picked it up. You heard it here first.
    Fine, fixed the avatar.

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    He was my brother.
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