Europe’s oldest chimpanzee Blossom dies at the ripe old age of 62 at the Scottish safari park where she’d lived since 1972



Europe's oldest chimpanzee has passed away aged 62 at a Scottish safari park where she had lived for 45 years.
Tributes have poured in from animal fans to Blossom, who arrived at Blair Drummond, near Stirling, in 1972, when she was thought to be aged 17.
The chimp died on November 11 but the park only revealed the news yesterday.
Announcing Blossom's death on Facebook on Wednesday, the park shared an image of the beloved chimp, writing: 'It is with great sadness we announce that Blossom, the matriarch of our chimpanzee group, has passed away.
'Although her exact age was unknown, Blossom... read more

 
23 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 53
Source: Daily Mail
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