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Cheeta (I) (1932–2011)

Cheeta was born on April 9, 1932. He died on December 24, 2011 in Palm Harbor, Florida, USA. See full bio »


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- Episode dated 12 April 2007 (2007) ... Himself - at 75th Birthday Party

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Celebrated his "74th" birthday at his Palm Springs home, The Cheeta Primate Foundation which was set up by owner Dan Westfall 14 years ago, with a sugar-free cake and cans of diet Coke because he is diabetic. See more »

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