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Celebrate the One-in-a-Million Rescue of This Baby Chimpanzee | Care2 Causes

Celebrate the One-in-a-Million Rescue of This Baby Chimpanzee | Care2 Causes

Billy was an orphan living in Cameroon and her chances of rescue were about one in a million. An Elliot’s chimp, the most rare subspecies, Billy was living in a backyard with a man who had been keeping her as a pet since the time her mother was taken from her. Each yea,r millions of animals like Billy are violently taken from their forest homes for sale as meat, as pets or as trophies. Though gorillas are less resilient and tend to die quickly, chimpanzees are more likely to survive for many years in captivity, even in the worst of circumstances. The odds of rescue are next to none, but for Billy, ironically a brush with death was about to save her life.

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