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L.A. Zoo Baboon Killed at Exhibit in Virginia

July 01, 2002|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

A 2-year-old male baboon on loan from the Los Angeles Zoo is dead after getting into a fight Friday morning with another baboon in an exhibit at the Virginia Zoo.

Virginia Zoo spokeswoman Tammy Lindquist said Tommy, one of three male baboons in the African exhibit, likely was killed by the dominant male in the group.

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