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January 15, 2007

MonkeyOld-timers might remember this celebrated monkey, Choromatsu, who starred in some of the first Sony Walkman TV commercials in 1987.

He was 29 years old when he died on Sunday of old age.

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January 15, 2007 at 4:45 pm

Oh my god, that is so samishi. Is 29yrs the average life span of a monkey? I will remember you forever choromatsu kun!

January 16, 2007 at 9:47 am

I think 29 in Monkey years is about 100 human years. So he lived a long life.

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