1. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum...
    You are currently logged out and viewing our forum as a guest which only allows limited access to our discussions, photos and other forum features. If you are a 12ozProphet Member please login to get the full experience.

    If you are not a 12ozProphet Member, please take a moment to register to gain full access to our website and all of its features. As a 12ozProphet Member you will be able to post comments, start discussions, communicate privately with other members and access members-only content. Registration is fast, simple and free, so join today and be a part of the largest and longest running Graffiti, Art, Style & Culture forum online.

    Please note, if you are a 12ozProphet Member and are locked out of your account, you can recover your account using the 'lost password' link in the login form. If you no longer have access to the email you registered with, please email us at info@12ozprophet.com and we'll help you recover your account. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum (and don't forget to follow @12ozprophet in Instagram)!

..AND THE CHIMPS SHALL RISE!!!

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by GamblersGrin, Mar 4, 2005.

  1. GamblersGrin

    GamblersGrin 12oz Elite Member

    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2003
    Messages:
    3,243

    ..AND THE CHIMPS SHALL RISE!!!

    Discussion started by GamblersGrin - Mar 4, 2005

    http://ap.tbo.com/ap/breaking/MGBXGTIUV5E.html

    Chimps Escape, Attack Visitors at Animal Sanctuary in Calif.
    The Associated Press
    Published: Mar 3, 2005

    CALIENTE, Calif. (AP) - Several chimpanzees broke from their cages at an animal sanctuary Thursday and attacked two visitors, seriously injuring them, authorities said. Sanctuary workers shot and killed two of the powerful animals.
    Officials did not immediately release the victims' names, but a television station reported that they were a couple who were visiting another chimpanzee that had been removed from their home years earlier for his own aggressive behavior.

    One of those injured at the Animal Haven Ranch was airlifted to Kern Medical Center in critical condition, said Sheriff's Sgt. Jeff Hunt. Another victim was in serious condition, said Hunt, who did not know what kind of injuries they suffered.

    KGET-TV of Bakersfield identified the victims as St. James Davis and his wife, LaDonna Davis, who were at the sanctuary to celebrate the birthday of Moe, who was taken from their suburban Los Angeles home in 1999 after biting off part of a woman's finger.

    Moe was not involved in Thursday's attack, said state Department of Fish and Game spokesman Steve Martarano.

    The Davises reportedly brought Moe a cake, but two other chimpanzees named Buddy and Ollie attacked St. James Davis, KGET reported, quoting local animal control authorities.

    Dr. Maureen Martin, of Kern Medical Center, told the television station that the monkeys chewed most of Davis' face off and that he would require extensive surgery in an attempt to reattach his nose. He was transported to Loma Linda Medical Center University, she said.

    LaDonna Davis suffered a bite wound to the hand, Martin said.

    Buddy and Ollie were shot and killed following the attack, and two other chimps escaped from their cage, prompting sheriff's deputies, animal control workers, and Fish and Game officials to launch a search.

    The wayward pair were eventually recovered by an Animal Haven worker. Martarano said one chimp was two miles from the sanctuary.

    The Davises had waged an unsuccessful legal fight to bring Moe back to their West Covina home. They brought the chimp from Africa decades ago after a poacher killed his mother.

    Animal Haven Ranch has held state permits to shelter animals since 1985 and serves as a sanctuary for animals that have been confiscated or discovered lost, Martarano said.

    It is allowed to house up to nine primates at one time and is home to one spider monkey and six chimpanzees, he said. The permits are held by Ralph and Virginia Brauer, who could not be reached immediately for comment.

    Chimpanzees can turn surly if not handled properly, said Martine Colette, animal director of the Wildlife WayStation, a sanctuary near Los Angeles where Moe was housed for a time.

    "Chimps are notoriously strong and they have some very, very specific behaviors," Colette said. "If someone tries to confine them, they will definitely put up a fight."

    "An average person who doesn't know chimp body language can't read them," she added.
     
    GamblersGrin - Rank: 12oz Elite Member - Messages:
    3,243
    - Joined:
    Sep 24, 2003
  2. Herbivore

    Herbivore 12oz Senior Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2004
    Messages:
    1,431

    Herbivore - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    holy shit....
     
    Herbivore - Rank: 12oz Senior Member - Messages:
    1,431
    - Joined:
    Oct 12, 2004
  3. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2004
    Messages:
    19,229

    Kr430n5_666 - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    someone dumb is here
     
    Kr430n5_666 - Rank: Banned - Messages:
    19,229
    - Joined:
    Oct 6, 2004
  4. Hermdog

    Hermdog 12oz Elite Member

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2003
    Messages:
    4,504

    Hermdog - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    [​IMG]
     
    Hermdog - Rank: 12oz Elite Member - Messages:
    4,504
    - Joined:
    Nov 6, 2003
  5. Poop Man Bob

    Poop Man Bob Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2000
    Messages:
    10,259

    Poop Man Bob - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    Before this thread, I have never considered the possibility of having my face chewed off by a monkey.
     
    Poop Man Bob - Rank: Dirty Dozen Crew - Messages:
    10,259
    - Joined:
    Nov 16, 2000
  6. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    willy.wonka - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    monkeys are known to pick up sticks and hit people, but not the locals.
     
  7. Herbivore

    Herbivore 12oz Senior Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2004
    Messages:
    1,431

    Herbivore - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    same here. when i first started reading the article, i thought the monkeys probably beat the crap out of some guy, but never imagined that they'd have any desire to eat someone's face. creepy.
     
    Herbivore - Rank: 12oz Senior Member - Messages:
    1,431
    - Joined:
    Oct 12, 2004
  8. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    willy.wonka - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    have you seen the national geographic special on chimps?

    if one is mad at one in one tribe.. they go to another tribe's territory with the two arguing chimps with one other and go beat the hell out of some other tribe's member and call it a day.. everything is cool

    get that anger out by murder
     
  9. AREANKAY

    AREANKAY 12oz Senior Member

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2001
    Messages:
    1,183

    AREANKAY - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    when i hear the word chimps i think love potion 9 when the chimp is humping that cage.
     
    AREANKAY - Rank: 12oz Senior Member - Messages:
    1,183
    - Joined:
    Oct 9, 2001
  10. sarcasm

    sarcasm 12oz Elite Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2003
    Messages:
    3,352

    sarcasm - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    did someone say chimps?

    [​IMG]


    holla
     
    sarcasm - Rank: 12oz Elite Member - Messages:
    3,352
    - Joined:
    Oct 30, 2003
  11. InfiniteWisdomOfThePezDispenser

    InfiniteWisdomOfThePezDispenser 12oz Junior Member

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2004
    Messages:
    164

    InfiniteWisdomOfThePezDispenser - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    thats what happens when you play favorites.

    I'd whip some ass and chew your nose off also.
     
    InfiniteWisdomOfThePezDispenser - Rank: 12oz Junior Member - Messages:
    164
    - Joined:
    Oct 27, 2004
  12. Zack Morris

    Zack Morris 12oz Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2001
    Messages:
    9,728

    Zack Morris - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    ^^^exactly, the moral of the story here is share.
     
    Zack Morris - Rank: 12oz Veteran Member - Messages:
    9,728
    - Joined:
    Jun 23, 2001
  13. Mr. Peanut

    Mr. Peanut 12oz Elite Member

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2002
    Messages:
    3,033

    Mr. Peanut - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    i'd be pissed if a monkey ate my face off
     
    Mr. Peanut - Rank: 12oz Elite Member - Messages:
    3,033
    - Joined:
    Dec 2, 2002
  14. CinchedWaist

    CinchedWaist 12oz Elite Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2003
    Messages:
    2,691

    CinchedWaist - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    chimps are wildly aggressive.
    they kill one another in the wild all of the time.
    only if the other chimp is from a different party, though.
    kind of like gangs.
    I'm not suprised.
    at all.
     
    CinchedWaist - Rank: 12oz Elite Member - Messages:
    2,691
    - Joined:
    Sep 11, 2003
  15. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2004
    Messages:
    19,229

    Kr430n5_666 - Replied Mar 4, 2005

    [​IMG]
    "I got you"
     
    Kr430n5_666 - Rank: Banned - Messages:
    19,229
    - Joined:
    Oct 6, 2004