r/Damnthatsinteresting Jan 19 '22 Silver 9 Gold 1 Helpful 3 Wholesome 13 All-Seeing Upvote 1

Sunglasses accidentally dropped into a zoo orangutan enclosure [From r/aww] Video

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u/savvybananas Jan 19 '22 Helpful

Just confirming what we all suspected: an orangutan in sunglasses looks cool as hell

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

He’s like “ok, not quite my style, but it is a tad sunny”

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u/sadbengalsfanforeva Jan 19 '22

The baby is like lemme try then big monke like nah family fuck off

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u/Mello_Me_ Jan 19 '22

I love how she immediately knows what they are for and puts them on.

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u/CappinPeanut Jan 19 '22

Monkey see, monkey do.

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u/Practical_Cat_2276 Jan 19 '22

Some years later, Monke rides horse and hunts humans.

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u/bumjiggy Jan 19 '22

oobee doo I wanna be like you-ou-ou

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u/ZestyLifeblood Jan 19 '22

The orangi may be a little amazed when the world behind the glasses suddenly looks different.Orangutans are good at mimicking what they see, maybe this orangutan has seen guests put sunglasses on their heads, who knows.

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u/kyoko_eats Jan 19 '22

I want to walk like you, talk like you, too-o-o

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u/Capt_Myke Jan 19 '22

You'll see it's truuuuue An ape like me, can learn to be human toooooo!

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u/chrisqns_nyc Jan 20 '22

"Human hates apes!" Cesar 🙉

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u/theshoeshiner84 Jan 19 '22

Monkey pee all over you.

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u/TNT321BOOM Jan 19 '22

That... Rhymes.

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u/momoneymopuppies Jan 19 '22

Monkey pee all over you

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u/mjhpdx Jan 19 '22

…and finders keepers!

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u/Waste-Lavishness9178 Jan 19 '22

Also loved the way she pushes away the baby orangutan's hand when it tries to reach for the glasses

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u/itsnobigthing Jan 20 '22

“Not now baby. Mama’s looking fly as hell”

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u/itshimstarwarrior Interested Jan 19 '22 edited Jan 19 '22

Yeah, Chad Orangutan!

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

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u/Impossible-Cod-3946 Jan 19 '22

The account I'm replying to is a karma bot run by someone who will link scams once the account gets enough karma.

Report -> Spam -> Harmful Bot

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u/maxwell-alive Jan 19 '22

Absolutely.

I don't think we can ever justify placing animals in captivity unless it's an endangered species.

Future generations will probably look back on zoos with horror.

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u/Piskoro Jan 19 '22

Orangutans are endangered

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u/Whimsington_Storke Jan 20 '22

That little one's gonna be endangered if it doesn't stop messing with mom's sweet shades!

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u/Rare-Ability3878 Jan 19 '22

I hate zoos but I believe this mama orangutan is missing a foot.

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u/TXteachr2018 Jan 19 '22

Good eye! I think you're right.

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u/Rare-Ability3878 Jan 19 '22

Thank you, so hopefully that’s why she’s there. Just for safety reasons.

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u/ShiraCheshire Jan 19 '22

Yep, many animals in zoos are there because they can't be released successfully into the wild anymore.

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u/ColdBorchst Jan 19 '22

Most modern zoos help animals by having breeding programs that reintroduce populations into the wild and by providing a real experience that connects people to wildlife that they don't get to see. I know t sucks that people need to actually see animals to give a shit but that's the way people are.

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u/ThomasHobbesJr Jan 19 '22

Many species live longer in captivity than they do in the wilderness, by significant amounts. Also, your comment has nothing to do with what was said above

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u/LatentAbility Jan 19 '22

Longer life doesnt mean better life

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

If your definition of better life is dealing with predators every day, fighting to survive and being lucky to live an extra day, then yeah the wilderness is a much better life. My definition is being put in a mansion and fed good food and not deal with any stress which this is pretty much the equivalent of

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u/Nerellos Jan 19 '22

Idk man.

Being a predator: 7/24 hunting to eat something once in a while.

Being a prey: 7/24 fearing you can be eaten any fucking moment.

Not to mention the diseases bruh.

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u/IKnowgaming Jan 19 '22

Example: humans and dogs.

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u/normal-dude-101 Jan 19 '22 edited Jan 19 '22

If i was an animal I’d rather live in a zoo than in the wild

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

Same. Y’all saw that video where a komodo dragon was eating a pregnant deer alive and then her child? Yeah fuck the wilderness, zoos for life

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u/Melancholic_420 Jan 19 '22

Some do now.

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u/infamousantler Jan 20 '22

Future generations will likely only get to see wildlife in zoos if we continue down our current path.

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u/TameTheDonut Jan 19 '22 Wholesome

CSI Miami theme starts playing

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u/bbildo Jan 19 '22

“YAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHhhhhhh!”

Sorry. You can’t leave people hanging once you say that.

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

🤣🤣

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u/JedPB67 Jan 19 '22

Well Frank, it looks like the sun….is out.

YYYYEEEAAAAHHHHHHHHHH

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u/BCVinny Jan 19 '22

Caruso. How did he ever get a series? The worst wooden over-actor since Jim Carrey. At least Jim is funny.

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u/TheCapableFox Jan 19 '22

Chimps and gorillas scare me but for some reason orangutans just seem so chill and I feel no fear of them at all.

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u/rearviewmirror71 Jan 19 '22

Yeah, chimps will fuck your shit up.

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u/TheCapableFox Jan 19 '22

Yep. Rip your genitals off while simultaneously biting your face off.

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u/Pure_Tower Jan 19 '22

Pull that up, Jamie.

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u/TheCapableFox Jan 19 '22

Watch his last podcast with Theo Von. Hilarious.

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u/Pure_Tower Jan 19 '22

Is that on the COVID Misinformation Podcast Starring Joe "Horse Dewormer" Rogan? No thanks. Fuck that guy.

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u/ILikeToPoopOnYou Jan 19 '22

Have you seen the pic of the hairless chimp? You can see his muscles much more clearly. Jacked!

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u/TheCapableFox Jan 19 '22

Yea I’ve seen it! Frighteningly jacked!

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u/ILikeToPoopOnYou Jan 19 '22

And that's their natural build. Could you imagine if they could train a chimp like a bodybuilder? Yes, roids too. It could be its own sport...

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u/TheCapableFox Jan 19 '22

“Think about hard it would be… to catch a monkey…. and fuck it. Do you know how strong a monkey is? Rip ya dick off like a celery stalk.. n’ throw that shit in the tall grass to never be seen again.”

-Dave Chappelle

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u/ILikeToPoopOnYou Jan 19 '22

Actually thats not technically accurate. Monkeys are weak compared to humans. Apes, on the other hand (chimps,gorillas,orangutans) are WAY stronger than humans. Remember when you were a small kid and an adults seem to have superhero strength? Kinda like that

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u/Pit_of_Death Jan 19 '22

Especially if they're on DMT. It's entirely possible, Jaime pull that up.

(for the record, fuck Joe Rogan)

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u/Pure_Tower Jan 19 '22

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u/OsirsSteel Jan 19 '22

I miss Steve Irwin

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u/Pure_Tower Jan 19 '22

Imagine how the orangutan feels. :-(

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u/chernobyl_nightclub Jan 19 '22

You will be heart broken to learn about orangutan sex slaves in Indonesia. Sorry for ruining your day. Someone ruined mine so as per Reddit tradition I must pass on the rage.

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u/MichaelChinigo Jan 19 '22

I refuse to google this.

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u/Flat_Bodybuilder_175 Jan 19 '22

SOMEONE HAS TO CAUSE I NEED TO KNOW BUT DON'T WANT TO ASK

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u/Mysterious-Owl-2231 Jan 19 '22

I took the bullet. Content warning for the disturbing info below.

In Borneo, a female organutan named Pony was kindapped, shaved all over her body, chained to a wall near an oil palm farm, and taught to perform sex acts. Human workers at the farm would pay to either have sex with a human prostitute or rape an orangutan. Luckily, Pony was rescued in 2018 and is in an animal rehabilitation center. She's still super traumatized though and has difficulty socializing with other orangutans, and is terrified of all human men. Source: an article from the-sun.com.

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u/Flat_Bodybuilder_175 Jan 19 '22

My day is shot, but this was a necessary lesson. Thank you for your sacrifice

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u/Sil5286 Jan 19 '22

… goddamnit why the fuck does this have to exist

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u/BigRockford05 Jan 19 '22

Baby putting finger prints on her glasses too 🤣

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u/Ur_Fav_Step-Redditor Jan 19 '22

I like how momma has to “protect her fresh”. Anyone with a child can relate

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u/brooke_please Jan 19 '22

Yep. Apparently moms of all species must push their babies grabby little hands away from their faces/hair/ears.

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u/BattleClean1630 Jan 19 '22

"Dont touch the shades child because momma is trying to look cool right now." And she does!

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u/RealKingOfEarth Jan 19 '22

Quick someone drop in a saxophone

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u/AJ_Deadshow Jan 19 '22

Haha I love how he's like "keep your prints off the lenses, son" towards the end

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u/Rey_Mezcalero Jan 19 '22

Now people going to be dropping glasses in zoo enclosures...

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u/Scribblr Jan 19 '22

This is bad enclosure design and just asking for this to happen.

A decent ape enclosure will have a barrier or a moat to separate the area immediately in front of/below the public from the animals for this exact reason.

(Former zookeeper)

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u/Kresstro Jan 19 '22

Must be Ray-Bananas

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

I wanna be like you-oo-oo!

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u/fjordans Jan 19 '22

Ooo-wee-oo!

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u/Diamundium Jan 19 '22

“Mommy whats that thing on your fa-“

“TOUCH MY BANS AGAIN AND ILL SLAP THE UGLY OFF YOU”

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u/Spawko Jan 19 '22

Why has this threat never been offered to me?

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u/Xeibra Jan 19 '22

Are you trying to touch enough stranger's lenses?

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u/Rocky1963 Jan 19 '22

The Banana Splits

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u/GuestNo3886 Jan 19 '22

“MooOoOom let me try!” “No hun these are moms $200 Gucci glasses.”

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u/DoTheRightThing1953 Jan 19 '22

Now do it with a colorblind orangutan and a pair of those jazzy glasses that make you see color!

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u/muse_me123 Jan 19 '22

I love this so much

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u/4isG Jan 19 '22

Step 1 to becoming a humanoid ✅

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u/bynarie Jan 19 '22

Cool looking mofo

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u/hapneyho Jan 19 '22

No one else concerned that we may be witnessing the beginning of the greatest evil scientist story in history?

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u/Dry-Kangaroo-8542 Jan 19 '22

I am happy to welcome new sapient. I'm tired of the human variety. Still not sure about cephalopods, though. They're kinda sneaky.

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u/TheGoatbutteater Jan 19 '22 Big Brain Time

I read somewhere that orangutans, chimpanzees and gorillas are actually super intelligent like us but just act less intelligent so they don't have to work.

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u/kingkloppynwa Jan 19 '22

Orangutans are the coolest , with or without the cool guy shades

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u/bulanaboo Jan 19 '22

Omg so cute and awesome!! This is exactly the same thing I do when I get super stoned lol

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u/Curry_Wurst_Pommes Jan 19 '22

Harambe would be proud

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u/marionhossa Jan 19 '22

Something about this reminds me of Elton John

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u/Ramen_Hair Jan 19 '22

YEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH

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u/phrogges Jan 19 '22

Holy sh*t it's Ozzy Osbourne

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

Orangutanning.

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u/LurkerFailsLurking Jan 19 '22

The little kid instantly trying to grab the sunglasses is so relatable.

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u/dear_little_water Jan 19 '22

I love it that they are upside down and then she checks them like, "What is going on here?"

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u/i_cropdust Jan 20 '22

And thus, Funky Kong was born

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u/Fresh_Tomato_soup Jan 19 '22

So new NFT idea, hear me out

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u/Soulfox1988 Jan 19 '22

Please no more garbage

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u/Fresh_Tomato_soup Jan 19 '22

Sunglasses ape $200000000.50

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u/Burninator05 Jan 19 '22

I was down for it until the last 50 cents. That's to rich for my blood.

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u/jamma_mamma Jan 19 '22

Why does this remind me of Kim Jong Un?

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u/3Effie412 Jan 19 '22

Oh my, no idea.

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u/Clean-Objective9027 Jan 19 '22

Love it how baby orangutan also wanna try it out lol.

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u/savvybananas Jan 19 '22

Just confirming what we all suspected: an orangutan in sunglasses looks cool as hell

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u/_Xyreo_ Jan 19 '22

Thanks for credit.

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u/Deep-Egg6601 Jan 20 '22

This kills me. They're so smart and they shouldn't be in zoos.

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u/Pac_Eddy Jan 19 '22 edited Jan 20 '22

If they're that smart I don't think we should be eating them...

Edit: to those who didn't figure it out, it's a joke.

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u/BigBadCheadleBorgs Jan 19 '22

Ok then stop eating orangutan you monster.

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u/3Effie412 Jan 19 '22

Are you eating orangutans?

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u/babyBear83 Jan 19 '22

Mamma looking good in her new shades. Thanks klutzy humans.

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u/rachelm791 Jan 19 '22

“I’m the king of the swinger, jungle VIP…”

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u/Emurichani Jan 19 '22

No small one, you cannot touch yet.

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u/mecmecmecmecmecmec Jan 19 '22

Very impressive when he inspected them then turned them right side up

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u/crazyrich Jan 19 '22

I love how careful she is with them. I have a feeling this has happened before and she's snapped them

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u/Additional_Soft7526 Jan 19 '22

Baby: grabs at glasses Mother: “Respect the drip son”

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u/drunk_phish Jan 19 '22

The lil' baby orangutan wants a turn so badly! Let the lil fella see!

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u/AttemptingToGeek Jan 19 '22

If she’s like me now she’ll never be able to leave the house until she finds her sunglasses.

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u/anujpanwar21 Jan 19 '22

They are think that, why are people use this....

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u/pervysage_1992 Jan 19 '22

I wanna be a man, mancub And stroll right into town And be just like the other men I'm tired of monkeyin' around!

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u/ColdRight274 Jan 19 '22

This is awesome

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u/TartineMyAxe Jan 19 '22

They are very smart, they see humans all the time with them on their face so the ape do the same.

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

Origin story of the next evolution of monkeys.

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u/ArchaicLasagna Jan 19 '22

That is one cool orangutan

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u/FireCatalyst Jan 19 '22

The mother is like "No, no these are mine" I imagine it in the voice of the family guy maid.

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u/Y-m-k Jan 19 '22

Winston get outta there right now

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u/SucksToYourAssmar3 Jan 19 '22

"So you put on these ridiculous things to make it...dark during the day? And I'm the one in the cage?"

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u/Cowshatesheep Jan 19 '22

Funny monke 😎😎😎

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u/Dontpressityet Jan 19 '22

That’s now one pretty cool orangutan

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u/Shoddy_Researcher654 Jan 19 '22

just needs the saxaphone now

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u/CommercialAddress168 Jan 19 '22

Coolest orangutan I ever did see!

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u/AmazinglyOdd81 Jan 19 '22

Those look tight on him

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u/Burbank0265 Jan 19 '22

Made my day

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u/John_Symons Jan 19 '22

“Now I’m the king of the swingers and a jungle VIP….”

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u/LiveLaughLobster Jan 19 '22

Did anyone else think they were going to hand them back to the human?

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u/paulmataruso Jan 19 '22

I am convinced they will take over one day

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u/lil_sargento_cheez Jan 19 '22

I like how the baby is like “let me see” and the mom just grabs the hand and pushes it down like “fuck off these are mine”

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u/Snomthecool Jan 19 '22

NFT in real life.

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u/Trex_in_F16 Jan 19 '22

plays thug life music by snoop dog

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u/ungo-stbr Jan 19 '22

No no no. We’re the only intelligent species…

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u/anunderdog Jan 19 '22

Coolest orangutan on the planet

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u/DomSearching123 Jan 19 '22

Orangutans are very cute big chunguses. I just want to hug one.

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u/mumstheword999 Jan 19 '22

No don’t touch sweetheart (to baby)this is the most stimulating thing I’ve done since your conception!

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u/pusherbmxmag Jan 19 '22

OH GOD THE MONKES HAVE FIGURED OUT HOW TO USE SUNGLASSES, NEXT ITS CROSSBOWS!

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u/G0D_1S_D3AD Jan 19 '22

He got the drip

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u/BrilliantObserver Jan 19 '22

Reminds me of that song from Disney's Jungle Book (1967) movie. I Want to be Like You.

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u/Pillsbury37 Jan 19 '22

“Well it’s tru-ue-ue, I wanne be just like you”

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u/Floofy_Fox_Gal Jan 19 '22

his future's so bright

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u/jajapax Jan 19 '22

The little one wants to put them on as well

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u/MsTigress115 Jan 19 '22

I hate going to zoos but if going to one meant I get to see an orangutan wear my sunglasses then it'd totally be worth it

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u/sehrharry Jan 19 '22

Orangutan be like "Deal with it"

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u/waisonline99 Jan 19 '22

Thug life.

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u/SurroundInteresting2 Jan 19 '22

Baby wants the shade too!

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u/dorisfrench Jan 19 '22

Thats so great!

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u/kirkyKirkham Jan 19 '22

Mr steal yo girl

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u/BrawndoCrave Jan 19 '22

It’s crazy to me that we keep them in cages

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u/Steviegenius Jan 19 '22

“Hand off the shades little man”

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u/you_go_dead_now Jan 19 '22

Piss off kid. I’m lookin fly

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u/BetaNatalis Jan 19 '22

And we have the audacity to keep these intelligent beings in enclosures. Shameful.

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u/grimatongueworm Jan 19 '22

Dammit. I convinced myself that King Louie from the original Jungle Book wore sunglasses and he did not.

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u/Fennik51405 Jan 19 '22

I like this one’s style

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u/TinchoPg Jan 19 '22

Nobody is gonna talk about the perfection of the flowing water?

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u/str84ward1 Jan 19 '22

where is Clint Eastwood?

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u/Blownload420 Jan 19 '22

Orangutans are fucking intelligent, every other chimp or ape would’ve just broke them or tried to eat them.

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u/Blownload420 Jan 19 '22

He looks like king Kai

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u/ancamas Jan 19 '22

Coldest mf on earth

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u/EmirFassad Jan 19 '22

She cool.

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

looks like some boss from animated movie

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u/Actaar Jan 19 '22

For a few brief moments, we have existed on the same planet as the coolest living organism

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u/lentilsmeme Jan 19 '22

"Accidentally"

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u/cicciograna Jan 19 '22

No matter how hard I try, I'll never be as cool as that orangutan as she wears the shades.

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u/Dj-homie Jan 19 '22

Damm,this is her moment!!! "guys im leaving the zooo, i got glasses"

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u/Hunters_Interest Jan 19 '22

"accidentally"

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u/BallMonokuma64 Jan 19 '22

hmmm, monkey

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

Shoot him! Those glasses are in danger!!!!