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Orangutan And Child Share Kisses Through The Glass

Orangutan And Child Share Kisses Through The Glass

In this adorable video, an orangutan and young child share a sweet kiss through a glass wall.


Going to the zoo is always a treat and seeing all of the animals there is so much fun! Especially when you get to interact with them. That’s just what this one boy did during his trip to the zoo when he got to the orangutan habitat.

With his hands pressed against the glass, the boy leans into the glass and plants a big kiss on the clear surface. Then the orangutan, who is laying on his back, pushes his lips together and kisses the glass to show the same affection toward the young child. What a sweet moment!

The boy turns around to the camera with a smile that goes from ear to ear. He is absolutely elated to have shared that special moment with the orangutan! He goes back to kiss the glass again and the orangutan does the same! The child cannot get enough of this interaction as his smile just keeps getting bigger and bigger. He is laughing with joy that the orangutan keeps kissing him through the glass!

Orangutans are among the most intelligent primates. They are a species of great apes native to Indonesia and Malaysia and are currently only found in the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra. Out of all the great apes, orangutans are the most arboreal and spend most of their time in trees. They are known by their reddish-brown hair, and males and females differ in size and appearance. Dominant adult males have distinctive cheek pads and produce long calls that attract females and intimidate rivals. Younger males do not have these characteristics and resemble adult females. Fruit is the most important component of an orangutan's diet, and they can live over 30 years in both the wild and captivity.

Hopefully, this young boy learned a lot about orangutans during his trip to the zoo. And he has this video of his special interaction with this orangutan to keep as a fond memory of this zoo visit!