John Aspinall

Age: 74

raffish British millionaire who used profits from his gambling establishment to open two wildlife breeding grounds for gorillas and tigers. He encouraged his zookeepers to interact with the animals as he did. The result, however, was the death of five of them in 20 years. He died of cancer.

Died: London, June 29, 2000

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