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The chimpanzee Kiko eats wild cherries at the nonprofit Primate Sanctuary in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Kiko, who has medical problems requiring constant attention, is at the center of a court effort by attorney Steven Wise, who will try to persuade a New York appeals court that a chimpanzee should be treated as a person with legal rights, arguing that they should be freed from cages to live in an outdoor sanctuary.

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A Boston lawyer is in court trying to grant two chimpanzee habeas corpus in order to free them from unlawful imprisonment.

By Associated Press March 17, 2017