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Regis Philbin Receives Sifaka For His Birthday From Betty White And The Lifeline Program

Spokesperson for The Lifeline Program Betty White jokes around with television host Regis Philbin on ...

Betty White and Her Friends at The Lifeline Program Adopt a Sifaka at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens In Honor of Regis Philbin, Who Recently Turned 81

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Betty White and her friends at The Lifeline Program adopted a sifaka at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens in honor of Regis Philbin, who recently turned 81. Regis wrote to Betty, “I was so flattered you wished me a happy birthday and named me after this fine looking sifaka. He personifies Regis. He is Regis. And Regis is very happy to have him.”

Spokesperson for The Lifeline Program Betty White jokes around with television host Regis Philbin on the set of Hot in Cleveland. She adopted an actual lemur on his behalf. Lifeline is a life settlement provider and is proud to sponsor animal adoptions, which support residents of the Los Angeles Zoo. (Photo Credit: Hot in Cleveland)

Betty White said, “This adoption is a natural because both Regis and the sifaka personify grace and charm.”

The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association’s “Adopt an Animal Program” enables anyone to assist one of the zoo’s terrific residents.

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Source: The Lifeline Program