Baby Chimp Mauled to Death By Adult Chimp in Front of Visitors at Los Angeles Zoo

June 27, 2012 Updated Jun 27, 2012 at 12:57 PM EDT

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Baby Chimp Mauled to Death By Adult Chimp in Front of Visitors at Los Angeles Zoo

June 27, 2012 Updated Jun 27, 2012 at 12:57 PM EDT

A shocking scene at the Los Angeles Zoo on Tuesday.

According to a news release from the Zoo, the three-month-old chimp was fatally injured to an adult male chimp inside their habitat in front of zoo visitors.

Read the news release from the Los Angeles Zoo HERE.