Sad news to pass along from the St. Louis Zoo. One of their elder chimpanzees has passed away.

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The St. Louis Zoo announced on a Facebook update this afternoon the following about 29-year-old female chimpanzee Mlinzi:

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St. Louis Zoo, Facebook[/caption]The St. Louis Zoo chimpanzees are always entertaining to see during zoo visits. Never a dull moment with this group that recently added a new young one just last year.

Mlinzi will be missed as she was one of the favorites of St. Louis Zoo visitors. You can find out more about these fascinating animals through the official St. Louis Zoo website.

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