Orangutans like iPads, too

Orangutans like iPads, too

Miami zoo primates learn to communicate with touchpads
An orangutan works with an iPAD at Jungle Island in Miami. Experts who work with primates have been using sign language and other methods to communicate with apes for years. But with advancements in tablet computers, workers at Jungle Island in Miami are using iPads to better communicate with their orangutans.
Linda Jacobs uses an iPAD as she works with an orangutan at Jungle Island in Miami. Jacobs, who oversees the program, says orangutans are extremely intelligent but because they lack voice boxes they cannot talk.
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Miss Millie Foundation: http://missmillie.org
Jungle Island, http://jungleisland.com
Orangutan Outreach: http://redapes.org
Orangutan Foundation International: http://orangutan.org

Orangutans like iPads, too

An orangutan works with an iPAD at Jungle Island in Miami. Experts who work with primates have been using sign language and other methods to communicate with apes for years. But with advancements in tablet computers, workers at Jungle Island in Miami are using iPads to better communicate with their orangutans.
Linda Jacobs uses an iPAD as she works with an orangutan at Jungle Island in Miami. Jacobs, who oversees the program, says orangutans are extremely intelligent but because they lack voice boxes they cannot talk.
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