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Posted on February 17, 2009 | tags


Offbeat: OK, this chimpanzee story is really weird.

  • A 200-pound pet chimpanzee in Stamford, Conn., Monday viciously mauled a woman he had known for years, leaving her critically injured with much of her face torn away, the authorities said.
  • Andy Newman • Reporter for The New York Times, in the lede for the story he wrote today. The chimp was shot dead, by the way, and, well … we don’t have anything else to say. • source