• Short Summary

    A three-year-old chimpanzee named Mogambo--"Mo" for short--went to Court in West Covina, California on Friday, February 5th, with his owners Jim and Donna Davis. "Mo" and the Davises were trying to prove that the Chimpanzee was not a wild animal--because the city forbids raising or possession of wild animals and the penalty could be six months in jail or a 500-dollar (208 pounds sterling) fine.

  • Description

    A three-year-old chimpanzee named Mogambo--"Mo" for short--went to Court in West Covina, California on Friday, February 5th, with his owners Jim and Donna Davis. "Mo" and the Davises were trying to prove that the Chimpanzee was not a wild animal--because the city forbids raising or possession of wild animals and the penalty could be six months in jail or a 500-dollar (208 pounds sterling) fine.

    Friends and neighbours turned up as character references and Jim Davis has said that he is prepared to go to the Supreme Court to prove "Mo" is not wild--or an animal, for that matter.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA764B1IYIA7B22ZA77T97UQL33
    Media URN:
    VLVA764B1IYIA7B22ZA77T97UQL33
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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