Play is important

Photo by Tina Fess

Photo by Tina Fess

Our Bornean orangutan baby is now a little over 6 months old and she is just now starting to manipulate objects. One of our responsibilities as her caregivers is to provide enrichment items suited to her size to help with her development, both mental and physical.

This video highlights one of her first real play sessions with an inanimate object – a giant piece of paper!

– Brian Sheets, zoo keeper