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In a Friday, Nov. 29, 1996 file photo, Ivan, one of Zoo Atlanta's resident silverback gorillas, chews on his finger in his exhibit at the zoo in Atlanta. Zoo officals say Ivan died Monday, Aug. 19, 2012. Zoo Atlanta says 50-year-old Ivan never regained consciousness after he was put under general anesthesia Monday for a diagnostic assessment. The zoo says the geriatric ape had recently lost weight, seemed to lack appetite and had a respiratory illness. Ivan had lived at Zoo Atlanta since 1994. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

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