News: Orangutans Get iPads

Orangutans Embrace Technology

I’m a huge Apple fan, by way of disclosure. This is a new way to look at enrichment for, and the intelligence of, our great apes in captivity.

“It’s about changing up the day-to-day lives of our animals,” Becky Malinsky, a keeper at the zoo, said in a statement. “We already vary their food, toys and social interactions every day, but the iPad offers another way to engage their sight, touch and hearing.”

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  1. This is a phenomenal idea! What a great thing to do for “our closest relative” 🙂

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