Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Cheetah Dead at 80

Cheetah, the chimpanzee who played alongside Johnny Weissmuller in several classic 1930s Tarzan movies has died. The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary in Palm Harbor, Florida announced that Cheetah died in his sleep at the age of 80 from “a broken heart and kidney failure.  But mostly kidney failure.” “Cheetah was a very special chimpanzee” said the […]