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Jun 29, 2022

Tonka had been a movie star chimpanzee, appearing in films like "Buddy" with Alan Cumming. But since 2016, Tonka's life has taken on a real-life drama in court that included a fake death, lies, and some deft legal investigation.

PETA general counsel Jared Goodman talks to Emil Guillermo about Tonka's nearly six-year fight for justice. 

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Originally released June 29, 2022.

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