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Chimpanzees

Zippy the Chimp - Pet chimpanzee featured on a number of TV shows in the 1950s including THE GARRY MOORE SHOW, HOWDY DOODY, THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW, SUPER CIRCUS, THE PRICE IS RIGHT, and I'VE GOT A SECRET.

Zippy the Chimp with Garry Moore

Zippy also played the role of Sylvester the Chimp, the sidekick of explorer Captain Safari (Randy Kraft) on the short-lived adventure CAPTAIN SAFARI OF THE JUNGLE PATROL/CBS/1955.

In addition, Zippy worked with Tarzan as Cheeta. He also won a "Cleo Award" for his spot on a Xerox commercial. Zippy was trained by Carole Womack.


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