Chimp from PG Tips Ads Dies at Age 34

One of the chimps from the famous PG Tips commercials died in a English Zoo.  Jilloch the chimp died at the Twycross Zoo (outside Birmingham) in England. She was 34 years old.

Jilloch was part of the PG Tips Tea commercials, which are in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running ad campaign in the UK. The commercials aired from 1956 to 2002.

Liz Cubberly, the Zookeeper for African Apes at Twycross Zoo said, “Jilloch was a friendly chimp, very quiet and easy-going and loved by all the chimps, visitors and especially the animal care team who she was surrounded by when she passed away.”

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