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12 artsy animals that paint

By: Bryan Nelson on Dec. 14, 2009, 8 a.m.

Photo: Denver Zoo

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Handlers at the Denver Zoo were looking for a way to enrich the environment of their resident rhinoceros, Mishindi, when they taught her to paint. Now they can't keep her away from a canvas. Some of her art has sold at auction for hundreds of dollars, money which has been used to improve her habitat at the zoo.