An orangutan at the Louisville Zoo recently asked for a close-up look at a young visitor.
A viral video filmed by Kayla Jaylen Natsis this week shows a curious orangutan at the zoo gesturing toward guests to see their 3-month-old child, ABC News reports.
In the clip, the ape taps on the glass of its enclosure and points at the human baby. When the parents bring the baby toward the glass, the orangutan comes closer to look at the child, resulting in a collective “Aww” from the crowd.
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Some social media users identified the zoo animal as Amber, a 35-year-old orangutan who moved to her Louisville enclosure in 1996. Amber often taps on the glass to interact with guests and points toward their purses and backpacks to get a closer look, according to the zoo’s website.
A TikTok video from earlier this month showed the orangutan, which commenters identified as Amber, gesturing toward a guest. She pointed at the visitor’s purse wanting to see its contents.
Another TikTok post showed Amber asking to see a guest’s 2-week-old infant.
This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Watch: Orangutan at Louisville zoo asks to see 3-month-old human baby
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