Friday 30 September 2016

Orangutans go ape over camera

Published 22/05/2015 | 14:16

A group of orangutans filmed themselves and their enclosure after being given a camera in an
A group of orangutans filmed themselves and their enclosure after being given a camera in an "indestructible" box

Want to see what happens when you place a camera in an "indestructible" box and give it to some of the world's strongest and most intelligent primates? Then watch this video.

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Minutes after a group of orangutans at Blackpool Zoo got their hands on the box, it turned out to be anything but indestructible - and the Go Pro camera was taken on a whistle stop tour around the enclosure.

Keepers eventually persuaded 18-year-old Cherie to swap the expensive camera for a banana and the resulting footage is amazing.

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