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Bob Answers The Phone -- April Fool's Day, 1945

A New Receptionist at the Toledo Zoo!

When pranksters called the Toledo Zoo on April Fool's Day, the laugh was on them. Because when they jokingly asked for Mr. M. Key, they got an answer in monkey talk. Bob the Performing Chimpanzee was manning the receptionist desk, all ready to receive the flood of phone calls.

April Fool Categories: 1945, Zoo Prank.
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