Here’s The Top Chimp Art In The U.S.

A painting by a 37-year-old primate who applies color with his tongue instead of a brush has been deemed the finest chimpanzee art in the land. Brent, a retired laboratory animal, was the top vote-getter in an online chimp art contest organized by the Humane Society of the United States, which announced the results Thursday. He won $10,000 for the Chimp Haven sanctuary in northwest Louisiana. A Chimp Haven spokeswoman said Brent was unavailable for comment. “I think he’s asleep.” Painting with your tongue is tiring.

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