“We have decided to come up with Rita’s statue on her birthday. It will be a tribute to her,” said RA Khan, curator, Delhi Zoo.(Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)

Rita — a story of love, loss and loneliness

By Vatsala Shrangi and Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 12:33 AM IST
Just three months shy of her 60th birthday, Rita, the Oldest chimpanzee in India — and the only one in Delhi zoo — was put to rest on Tuesday.
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