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Titus, the most studied and photographed ape in history, has died

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The king was a gorilla called Titus. Although he had been deposed by his son, death seemed to have restored him to his full glory. The mighty silverback was once the dominant head of a tight-knit group of the great apes whose kingdom was on the eastern slopes of the Visoke volcano in Rwanda's border lands, and a vital figure in the battle for the survival of the species.


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