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Orangutans At The The Smithsonian National Zoo Use iPads And Love Them

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Incredibly cute, or the beginning of the end?

When Steve Jobs debuted the iPad back in 2010, he probably didn’t realized that the tablet would one day be used by Orangutan Outreach in zoos around the world. The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has adopted the “Apps for Apes” program, a totally nonfictional initiative that hooks monkeys up with shiny iPads.

Zookeepers let the orangutans play with different iPad apps and the zoo ”hopes to connect its orangutans with those at other zoos using video conferencing platforms.”

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These Orangutans Just Love Playing With Their iPads

These Orangutans Just Love Playing With Their iPads

Orangutans at the Milwaukee County Zoo could be some of the luckiest orangutans on Earth. Why? Because just like millions of humans, they enjoy using apps, playing games, and watching videos on the iPad.

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