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‘Cool’ Mama Orangutan Rocking Sunglasses At Indonesian Zoo

‘Cool’ Mama Orangutan Rocking Sunglasses At Indonesian Zoo

In 2020 Taman Safari Indonesia Bogor welcomed 3 new baby orangutans into its family.

Akmal Hakim

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The internet recently swung with joy when footage of a ‘mama’ orangutan modelling a pair of sunglasses found its way onto cyberspace.

A one minute clip posted by TikTok user Lola Testu had captured the curious ape rocking the shades after it accidentally fell into its enclosure at the Taman Safari Indonesia animal theme park in Bogor.

“Oh no it’s broken,” said a voice in the video when mama went to pick the glasses up

But surprisingly, with a baby in its arms, the mama orangutan had instead made the sunglasses her own – trying it on is several different fashion.

Even the baby orangutan tried to get its hands on the item, but was turned away by the mother before she was seen flinging it back supposedly at the owner who dropped them in exchange for some treats.


So I’m down a pair of sunglasses but up a very good story #monke

♬ original sound – Lola Testu

Obviously, people were losing their minds over the animal’s antics which made mama orangutan an instant celebrity.

The team at Taman Safari Indonesia Bogor works closely with orangutans as part of the nation’s conservation efforts.

In 2020, the park celebrated the birth of three new baby orangutans named Noal, Yeni and Fitri born to three separate mothers; Chelsea, Miming, and Nurul.

Check out Taman Safari Indonesia Bogor’s Facebook, Twitter or Instagram page for more cool orangutan content.

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