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Chimp photos auctioned for $76K

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Wednesday, June 05, 2013

CBSnews: A collection of photographs were sold at a London auction, with 18 of them getting a lot of attention because of who was behind the lens: a chimp.

The photographs, taken in 1998, are about as good as you might expect from a monkey: grainy, out of frame, and out-of-focus shots of Moscow's Red Square. They were shot by a primate named Mikki.

 

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