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Photo of Nikki, one of two adult chimpanzees that attacked a UT San Antonio student working at the Jane Goodall Institute in South Africa. (credit: David Devo Oosthuizen @ 2012 All Rights Reserved)

Chimps In Attack On Texas Student Being Reintroduced

Officials say the two chimpanzees that mauled a Texas college student at an animal refuge in South Africa are being reintroduced at the center.

07/30/2012

Photo of Nikki, one of two adult chimpanzees that attacked a UT San Antonio student working at the Jane Goodall Institute in South Africa. (credit: David Devo Oosthuizen @ 2012 All Rights Reserved)

South Africa: Chimps That Attacked Texas Student To Live

Two adult chimpanzees that viciously attacked a Texas college student at a primate sanctuary in South Africa were defending their territory and will be allowed to live.

07/03/2012

(credit: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images)

Reindeer Unharmed After Escaping Texas Trailer

Police say two reindeer hit the ground running near Houston after a trailer hauling them came loose, popped open and the animals jumped out.

12/15/2011

A spider monkey is seen in a tree in Nicaragua. (credit: ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Monkey Escapes Enclosure At Dallas Zoo

For the second time in less than two weeks, an animal managed to get out inside of the Dallas Zoo’s primate habitat.

11/07/2011

Hippos at the Fort Worth Zoo. (credit: fortworthzoo.org)

Students Make Virtual Visits To Fort Worth Zoo

The Fort Worth Zoo is the first in Texas to join a network of museums and scientific nonprofit organizations that provide lessons via video conferencing for a relatively modest fee.

11/02/2011

(credit: Dallas Zoo/Staff Photographer Cathy Burkey)

Dallas Zoo Chimp Gets Loose In Non-Public Area

A chimpanzee at the Dallas Zoo has been sedated after briefly escaping from her enclosure but staying in an area not open to the public.

10/25/2011

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7 Big Cats From North Texas Farm Relocated To NJ Zoo

Seven big cats found neglected on a farm in North Texas are settling in their new home at a New Jersey zoo. The owner of an exotic cat sanctuary in Wylie contacted the zoo after learning the owner of the farm had died.

08/12/2011

Wanted probation violator Brynell McFarland. (credit: Dallas Police Dept.)

Robbery Suspect Loses Police Inside Dallas Zoo Habitat

A manhunt at the Dallas Zoo has ended. Dallas police were searching for a man they say committed a violent robbery.

04/29/2011

(credit: AVAI Ventures, Inc.)

Dallas Zoo Donates Books, Journals To Baghdad Zoo

Nearly eight years after a devastating war in Iraq, the zoo in the capital of Baghdad is enjoying a resurgence despite losing animals and support material.

CBSDFW.COM–12/16/2010

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