CHIMP1: Travis gives Charla Nash a hug in this undated photo. It was Nash, a neighbor of Travis’ owner, Sandra Herold, who was attacked by Travis on Feb. 16 outside Herold’s Stamford home. Nash is now being treated for severe facial injuries at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, known for performing the first near-total facial transplant in the U.S. Travis was killed by police after the attack. PHOTO COURTESY OF SANDRA HEROLD.
*I will spare you the hard-to-look-at photos. But you may recall the horrific story about a woman who was disfigured by her employer/friends pet chimpanzee in 2009.
Charla Nash was at the Stamford home of her friend and employer, Sandra Herold, when Herold’s pet chimp attacked her, leaving her blind and disfigured. The animal was shot dead at the scene by a Stamford police officer.
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