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Too Much Monkey Business | The story of Scatter, Elvis Presley's Pet Chimpanzee

Too Much Monkey Business | The story of Scatter, Elvis Presley's Pet Chimpanzee In the early sixties, the 'Memphis Mafia' (bit of editorial licence taken here) took on its most problematic and entertaining member, a forty-pound chimpanzee named Scatter. However, before Elvis, Scatter was a TV star, on local Memphis station WMC-TV. The program hosted by 'Captain' (actually, he preferred it spelled 'Cap'n') Bill Killebrew - well actually he wasn't really a captain of anything, kinda like 'Colonel' Tom Parker, well except Elvis' manager was an honorary one!

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