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New York court to determine if chimp is legally a person

NEW YORK — Should a chimpanzee be treated as a person with legal rights? That's what attorney Steven Wise tried to convince a state appeals court in Manhattan on Thursday. Wise, who represents the Florida-based Nonhuman Rights Project animal advocacy group, argued that two chimps named Tommy and Kiko should be freed from cages to live ...

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