Chimpanzees fitted with heart monitors

Two chimps at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire have become the first in the UK to be fitted with semi permanent heart monitoring devices.

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Whipsnade Zoo gets a starring role in an ITV documentary

The Zoo has been following the work of the Zoological Society of London and this evening it looks at the ground-breaking work being done at the Bedfordshire attraction involving chimps and heart surgeons.

Click above to watch ITV News Anglia's Olivia Paterson report

Chimpanzees Phil and Nikki feature in a new ITV series, ‘The Zoo’, to be shown tonight at 8pm.

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