Animals: Ape Twins

Mrs. Ovila Dionne was the thirty-first human mother known to have borne quintuplets (see p. 39). At Yale's 200-acre Anthropoid Experiment Station in Orange Park, Fla. last week was another mother who, with a record unique in biological annals, might well have been jealous of the hullabaloo over the Canadian woman and her offspring. Her name is Mona and she is a 21-year-old chimpanzee. At Orange Park on June 26, 1933, she gave birth to fraternal twins, male & female. The father was an 11-year-old brought from Africa by a sailor. Mona...

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