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Woman Attacked by Chimp Reveals Face on 'Oprah'(Graphic Images)
Fox News ^ | 11/1/2009 | Fox News

Posted on 11/11/2009 9:03:40 PM PST by Dallas59



After Attack GRAPHIC IMAGE!


NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Connecticut woman who was attacked by a 200-pound chimpanzee says she repeatedly warned the animal's owner that the primate was dangerous and could hurt someone.

In a telephone interview Wednesday with The Associated Press, Charla Nash said she saw the chimpanzee throw large objects around his cage, flash his teeth and pound the bars so violently his hands would bleed and the cage had to be rewelded.

Nash, who appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Wednesday, said she told the owner, Sandra Herold, eight or 10 times he was dangerous.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: chimp; chimpattack; face; monkey
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1 posted on 11/11/2009 9:03:40 PM PST by Dallas59
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To: Dallas59

Apparently she had no eyes left or something... I think


2 posted on 11/11/2009 9:06:06 PM PST by GeronL (http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com .... I am a rogue nobody. One of millions.)
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To: Dallas59

Hopefully she can have a total face transplant at some point in time. Poor lady. The chimp chewed her hands off too.


3 posted on 11/11/2009 9:06:57 PM PST by NRA2BFree (President Obama agreed to commit an additional 40,000 troops to help fight Fox News," Jay Leno)
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To: Dallas59

That is horrific


4 posted on 11/11/2009 9:07:21 PM PST by woofie
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To: GeronL
Apparently she had no eyes left or something... I think

Yes, she lost both of her eyes. I saw her on Ophra.

5 posted on 11/11/2009 9:08:38 PM PST by NRA2BFree (President Obama agreed to commit an additional 40,000 troops to help fight Fox News," Jay Leno)
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To: Dallas59

She is a brave woman to reveal her face and to face her future with with such optimism considering her circumstances. It really makes one think when we are dissatisfied with some little thing about the way we look especially something we have the power to change easily like extra pounds or bad hair. There but for the grace of God.....


6 posted on 11/11/2009 9:09:08 PM PST by Merlinator (Take them all down...one czar at a time FUBO)
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To: Dallas59

7 posted on 11/11/2009 9:10:07 PM PST by Dallas59 (No To O -Time is going by really really really really slow.)
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To: Dallas59

Why would anyone own a dangerous frigging monkey? Buy a nice dog like normal people do. Or maybe a cat.


8 posted on 11/11/2009 9:10:34 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: NRA2BFree

Who knows? Perhaps some day she’ll be able to re-grow eyes?


9 posted on 11/11/2009 9:10:59 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 294 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: GeronL

A wide gash for a mouth, a noseless, featureless bump for a face, and open eye sockets.

The creature ravaged away her face, as well as her hands.


10 posted on 11/11/2009 9:12:18 PM PST by Psalm 144 (What did you think NEW WORLD ORDER meant? The Constitution? States' rights? Individual liberty?)
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To: Dallas59

Oprah is a shameless whore who would do anything to boost her faltering ratings.

Americans will NEVER forget that the freak in the Oval Office is her man.


11 posted on 11/11/2009 9:14:44 PM PST by ZULU (God guts and guns made America great. Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam.)
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To: null and void
Who knows? Perhaps some day she’ll be able to re-grow eyes?

With all the stem cell advances and new transplant techniques, they have now, it's very possible!

12 posted on 11/11/2009 9:15:02 PM PST by NRA2BFree (President Obama agreed to commit an additional 40,000 troops to help fight Fox News," Jay Leno)
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To: Dallas59
"A Connecticut woman who was attacked by a 200-pound chimpanzee says she repeatedly warned the animal's owner that the primate was dangerous and could hurt someone."

I'm no fan of attorneys or bullcrap lawsuits but the owner or owners of the chimp need to pay a high price.

13 posted on 11/11/2009 9:16:06 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: Dallas59
It's a dangerous world. And some people have no real instinct for danger. They hope and trust and assume and ... all too often get hurt.

I feel great sympathy for this woman, but she unwittingly placed herself in a very dangerous situation and was unprepared or unable to protect herself at a critical moment. This should be a lesson to us all.

14 posted on 11/11/2009 9:18:11 PM PST by PackerBoy (Just my opinion ....)
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To: ZULU

Sarah Palin is going to be on her show on 11/16. The only time I watch her is if she has a guest that I’m interested in.


15 posted on 11/11/2009 9:19:42 PM PST by NRA2BFree (President Obama agreed to commit an additional 40,000 troops to help fight Fox News," Jay Leno)
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To: ZULU
"Americans will NEVER forget that the freak in the Oval Office is her man."

Oprah is a large turd but the point is a large monkey maimed this woman and someone needs to be held responsible. Stay on topic.

16 posted on 11/11/2009 9:20:15 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: Dallas59

“Nash said she wants to warn people about potential dangers posed by exotic animals.”

My heart goes out to this woman for her horrific injuries.
An adult Chimp is NOT a cute little animal. Its is very intelligent, very strong and very dangerous. It definitely belongs in the wild and not in a cage in a residential area.
An adult male chimp can pick up an industrial freezer and throw it across a room. Even a gorilla or Orangutan is less lethal than this creature.

This is true of many “wild” animals. But putting all “exotic” pets in that category is unfair. Many of them make harmless, interesting and rewarding pets.

KNOWING how dangerous this creature was, I wonder WHY they agreed to help that nut try and re-cage it.

The REAL criminal in this case is the nut who kept it.


17 posted on 11/11/2009 9:21:41 PM PST by ZULU (God guts and guns made America great. Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam.)
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To: blackbart.223

“Stay on topic. “

What’s YOUR problem? It WAS related.


18 posted on 11/11/2009 9:22:56 PM PST by ZULU (God guts and guns made America great. Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam.)
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To: Dallas59
Video Link Clinky Here
19 posted on 11/11/2009 9:23:39 PM PST by Dallas59 (No To O -Time is going by really really really really slow.)
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To: NRA2BFree

I love Palin. But I think she is making a serious mistake. But, its still better than the View.


20 posted on 11/11/2009 9:23:48 PM PST by ZULU (God guts and guns made America great. Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam.)
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To: PackerBoy
...she unwittingly placed herself in a very dangerous situation and was unprepared or unable to protect herself at a critical moment. This should be a lesson to us all.

2 words...

Obama. Voter.

21 posted on 11/11/2009 9:25:41 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: Dallas59

Oh man. Prayers for this lady.


22 posted on 11/11/2009 9:28:09 PM PST by mplsconservative
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To: Dallas59

if she knew (thought) the animal was dangerous, I wonder why she would be any where near it. Horrible situation. She was a good looking lady. Now she has some real challenges ahead. Can’t help but wonder how something like this can even occur.


23 posted on 11/11/2009 9:29:36 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Dallas59

WARNING: What has been seen cannot be unseen. That is the most disfigured face I’ve ever looked at.


24 posted on 11/11/2009 9:29:58 PM PST by Rebelbase (This is the time of year when ACORNS fall.)
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To: Dallas59

She knew all this, and when the chimp’s owner called and asked her to come over to help get the chimp under control and into the house, she just hopped in the car and went on over?

Sorry, but either this lady is exaggerating what she’d previously seen the chimp do in order to promote her lawsuit, or she was 100% aware of the extreme danger of going over there when the owner said she couldn’t get him under ontrol, and assumed 100% of the risk. She did a very stupid thing and paid for it dearly. Her lawsuit should be tossed out of court.


25 posted on 11/11/2009 9:30:38 PM PST by GovernmentShrinker
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To: PackerBoy
This should be a lesson to us all.

Yes if your friend owns a large primate don't go to their house.

26 posted on 11/11/2009 9:36:33 PM PST by guitarplayer1953 (Romak 7.62X54MM, AK47 7.62X39MM, LARGO 9X23MM, HAPINESS IS A WARM GUN BANG BANG YEA YEA)
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To: ZULU
"What’s YOUR problem? It WAS related."

Who pissed in your "Wheaties" tonight? The person who owned the monkey is responsible. Bottom line.

27 posted on 11/11/2009 9:37:29 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: Dallas59

Next time my neighbor calls and tells me to come on over to help control her chimp, I’m going to grab my AR-15.

Wait a minute. WHAT?


28 posted on 11/11/2009 9:47:08 PM PST by MichiganConservative (Abolish the IRS, income tax, the 16th amendment and the Federal Reserve. Replace them with nothing.)
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To: Dallas59

wow. just devastating.


29 posted on 11/11/2009 9:51:52 PM PST by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: paul51; GovernmentShrinker
if she knew (thought) the animal was dangerous, I wonder why she would be any where near it.

The woman was her boss. She said she had fed it twice when her boss was out of town. When her boss called her to help put it back in it's cage, she went.

I think the lady probably didn't say no because the Chimp owner was also her Boss.

30 posted on 11/11/2009 9:52:46 PM PST by sockmonkey
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To: ZULU
Americans will NEVER forget that the freak in the Oval Office is her man.

Good grief, what on earth does that have to do with anything?

Did Obama chew this woman's face off?

31 posted on 11/11/2009 9:53:58 PM PST by Drew68
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To: ZULU
This is true of many “wild” animals. But putting all “exotic” pets in that category is unfair. Many of them make harmless, interesting and rewarding pets

They call them wild animals for a reason.

32 posted on 11/11/2009 9:54:25 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Dallas59

She knew the animal was dangerous. Why was she there? Damn, people can be so stupid!


33 posted on 11/11/2009 9:55:19 PM PST by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck. (Let them eat arugula!))
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To: ZULU
I love Palin. But I think she is making a serious mistake. But, its still better than the View.

I love her too! I think she has grown so much since she ran with McCain. I blame him for a lot of the things that happened to Sarah.

Oprah and Sarah are going to discuss her new book. I think it's a smart way for her to get millions of people to buy her book! She will hold her own with Oprah. Oprah got a LOT of viewers mad at her when she endorsed Obama. She lost a lot of them.

34 posted on 11/11/2009 10:03:08 PM PST by NRA2BFree (President Obama agreed to commit an additional 40,000 troops to help fight Fox News," Jay Leno)
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To: sockmonkey

I believe she thought the animal was dangerous but I doubt she had any idea of the true potential of the threat. I’m sure if she did, she wouldn’t have gone even if it were her boss. I have to believe if the owner knew that the animal would do something like this, she would have never asked anyone to put themselves in that kind of danger. An argument can be made that she should have known, that’s for sure.


35 posted on 11/11/2009 10:03:31 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Dallas59
Charla Nash said she saw the chimpanzee throw large objects around his cage, flash his teeth and pound the bars so violently his hands would bleed and the cage had to be rewelded.

You can bet if I had witnessed this monkey pound his cage so hard he broke the welds.....I would stay as far from him as possible. If my boss called and said he had got out and needed my help to get him back in......Hahahahahahahahaha, Id have told him he was nuts.

36 posted on 11/11/2009 10:19:11 PM PST by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: Dallas59

So... why did the chimp go ape?


37 posted on 11/11/2009 11:13:25 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: null and void
It's Bush's fault.

38 posted on 11/11/2009 11:17:55 PM PST by MaxMax (Obamao can't play in the Olympic reindeer games)
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To: Dallas59

The post injury picture looks like a poor attempt at reconstructive surgery.


39 posted on 11/11/2009 11:47:17 PM PST by Sarajevo (You're jealous because the voices only talk to me.)
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To: blackbart.223
That the owner is responsible is specious when the owner has no resources for awarding in a court action. Blogs at the time found the chimp owners home value upside-down (public sources) and the owner not having insurance.

Notice the two aids present? It costs about $190K per annum to get the type of attendants she would need for 24/7 care, not to mention medical.

40 posted on 11/11/2009 11:54:35 PM PST by dersepp (I am an Angry, Brooks Bros. Mob of One)
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To: GovernmentShrinker

This girl was in high school and probably not even 18. She is blind and disfigured and will never have a normal life.

The last thing she needs is a lecture.


41 posted on 11/12/2009 12:02:11 AM PST by BigBobber
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To: Dallas59
There is a reason why they are called " wild animals " ....

42 posted on 11/12/2009 2:07:38 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (There is no civility in the way the Communist/Marxist want to destroy the USA)
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To: blackbart.223
Same reason why people own tigers, and bears, because they think they can tame them, and treat them like cute fuzzy animals that are part of the family, until the animal terrorises the family or kills them...
Wild animals, are WILD ANIMALS, there is nothing cute and fuzzy about them, it's the natural of the beast.
43 posted on 11/12/2009 2:10:53 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (There is no civility in the way the Communist/Marxist want to destroy the USA)
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To: Eagles6
It's a over all problem with society today, there is no more common sense.
44 posted on 11/12/2009 2:14:58 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (There is no civility in the way the Communist/Marxist want to destroy the USA)
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To: sockmonkey
there's also the thing about thinking that bad things won't happen to you.....

God bless this woman, and I hope medical science, before obamacare comes in, can help her in every possible way....

45 posted on 11/12/2009 2:23:22 AM PST by cherry
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To: guitarplayer1953

“Yes if your friend owns a large primate don’t go to their house.”

Or a non-domesticated species of cat.

Or a rescue pit bull or similar.

At least, not without a firearm of suitable caliber.


46 posted on 11/12/2009 2:26:24 AM PST by PLMerite (Ride to the sound of the Guns - I'll probably need help.)
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To: blackbart.223
"The person who owned the monkey is responsible."

Monkey's have tails.

47 posted on 11/12/2009 2:32:43 AM PST by Godebert
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To: ZULU
"...Oprah is a shameless whore who would do anything to boost her faltering ratings...."

Oprah has proven time and tinme again that she is a scumbag doosh. Oh, and a big white people-hating racist, too.

48 posted on 11/12/2009 6:41:17 AM PST by I Buried My Guns (Buy Lots Of Ammo Today)
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To: Dallas59

I don’t mean this is a snarky, bad way, but I would think it’s a good thing at this point that she cannot see herself.


49 posted on 11/12/2009 6:48:42 AM PST by nfldgirl
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To: BigBobber
This girl was in high school and probably not even 18.

Huh? Where did you get that idea? She's the *mother* of a high school senior. From the article:

Her daughter is a high school senior and Nash said she's sorry they can't spend more time together. She said she would like to have helped her daughter pick out a prom dress.

The woman who got mauled by the chimp is the mother, not the daughter.

50 posted on 11/12/2009 7:13:25 AM PST by GovernmentShrinker
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