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Bonzo goes to the bank

Actually, it’s Kendall, a four-and-a-half-year-old Chimp who has been tapped
by The WB to pick the six numbers that could make the winner of Pepsi’s Play for
a Billion an instant billionaire (he or she is already guaranteed a million

The special, which gives the winner a one in a thousand chance at the big
money, airs Sept. 14.

According to WB, Kendall has appeared on Oprah and Nickelodeon.

Editor’s note: OK, we admit this is straight from the "star’s dog plays the
xylophone" book of the 1950’s Hollywood P.R. machine, but we just couldn’t pass
up a good trained chimp story in August.