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Zoo medicine
CHIMPS fitted with heart monitors

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TWO chimpanzees at the Zoological Society of London's (ZSL's) Whipsnade Zoo have had heart monitors implanted to allow vets to monitor their heart rhythms and check for potential problems.

The two young male chimps, Phil and Nikki, were selected to have the monitors fitted as they are closely related to two other young adult males that have been diagnosed with cardiovascular abnormalities that are thought to be genetic. As …

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