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Attenborough: Zoos Don't Respect Ape Privacy

Veteran British naturalist David Attenborough has called for gorillas in zoos to be kept behind walls with peepholes rather than glass panels, in order to respect their privacy. The 90-year-old television presenter spoke out after a gorilla briefly escaped on Thursday from its enclosure in London Zoo. Attenborough said the incident was "hardly surprising" when animals are subjected to intrusion.
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