Smoke http://news.stlpublicradio.org en "Father figure" chimpanzee euthanized http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/father-figure-chimpanzee-euthanized-0 <p><strong>Updated to reflect the fact that chimp was euthanized last month.</strong></p><p>A chimpanzee who helped foster six young apes at the St. Louis Zoo while raising his own youngster has died.</p><p>The Zoo announced today that Smoke was euthanized June 22 after veterinary staff found that an infection and inflammation in his abdomen had spread.</p> Wed, 06 Jul 2011 20:14:44 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1586 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org "Father figure" chimpanzee euthanized