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Tamba the Chimp - Chimpanzee featured on the jungle adventure JUNGLE JIM/SYN/1955.

Johnny Weismuller with Tamba and Angela Greene in 'Forbidden Land' - JUNGLE JIM

Tamba was the pet chimpanzee of Jungle Jim (Johnny Weismuller), an  hunter/explorer who traveled to Afrcia and Asia looking for adventure. Tamba also interacted with Jungle Jim's 10-year-old son, Skipper (Martin Huston) and their manservant Kaseem (Dean Fredericks).

Tamba "The Talented Chimp" was played by Peggy the Chimp.

Johnny Weismuller with Tamba - JUNGLE JIM

Tamba accompanied the 'Jungle Jim' character in 16 films for Columbia, as well as the 26 episode syndicated TV series.

JUNGLE JIM Movie Poster with Tamba the Chimp


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