Animals: Chats with Chimpanzees

The evolutional link between ape and man was less missing than mended last week, as two separate conversations between humans and chimpanzees took place:

¶ In Brooklyn, N. Y., Mrs. Gertrude Lintz has trained gorillas, chimpanzees, Saint Bernards, owls, rare rabbits for 14 years. Her affection for great apes two years ago alienated her doctor-husband—a stomach specialist sometimes taken for a veterinarian because his home was also his wife's menagerie. When she announced she had trained a chimpanzee to talk, she was invited by Sanka Coffee to have it speak on their We, the...

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