Outside magazine, February 1996
Last month in these pages we reported on a brewing battle in south Texas, where trigger-happy ranchers were taking aim at 600 Japanese snow monkeys running loose over their property. Now, with not a moment to spare, a savior for the diminutive primates has arrived: Mr. Las Vegas himself, Wayne Newton, who will play a benefit concert next month at the Majestic Theater in San Antonio, with all proceeds going to benefit the troubled South Texas Primate Observatory. "Wayne just loves animals," explains his assistant, Barbara Sullivan, noting that the crooner keeps penguins and wallabies at his Vegas ranch, Casa de Shenandoa.
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