Charla Nash was victim earlier this year to a chimpanzee attack that literally ripped her face apart.

 Nash, 56, from Stanford Connecticut was visiting her friend, Sandra Herold, when the chimp suddenly viciously attacked her.

 I always told [Sandra] I was afraid of him, Nash said of the 200-pound Travis on Today. He was big. He wasn't like a chimpanzee; he was like a gorilla. He was huge, very, very huge.

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