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1 Chimpanzee Dead, 1 Captured In NW Neighborhood

(Las Vegas, NV) — Las Vegas police responded to a report of two chimpanzees in a northwest neighborhood this morning.

One chimp is now dead while the other has been captured. The chimpanzees were spotted in the area of West Ann Road and North Jones Boulevard.

Police took to Twitter telling residents in the area to stay in their homes. One chimp is described as nearly 5’5″ inches tall and weighed around 200 lbs.

The name of the owner has not been released.

Stay with KXNT for more details on this developing story.


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