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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch this chimpanzee's dramatic attempt to escape a zoo
Zoo workers eventually shot Chacha

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A CHIMPANZEE AT a zoo in Japan made a dramatic break for freedom, climbing an electricity pole and swinging from the wires.

Chacha, a male chimp, screamed at zoo workers as they tried to catch him. They managed to shoot him in the back with a tranquilliser and the footage later shows him dangling sleepily from a wire before falling into a blanket below.

Officials said Chacha only suffered minor bruises in the fall and will be slow for a few days.

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