Dallas Zoo Grieves 'Death In The Family': Bon Bon the Chimp, Its Oldest Tenant | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas Zoo Grieves 'Death In The Family': Bon Bon the Chimp, Its Oldest Tenant

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    Ben Torres/The Dallas Morning News Special Contributor & The Dallas Zoo
    Bon Bon reaches for an orange during feeding time in April 2013. (left) Bon Bon in recent years (right) was the oldest tenant at the Dallas Zoo.

    The Dallas Zoo is mourning the death of Bon Bon, the zoo’s oldest chimpanzee, who died Sunday.

    Bon Bon, in her late 50s, was born at the zoo in 1958 and her quality of life had gone down recently, staff photographer Cathy Burkey said.

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