An Ohio zoo is mourning the demise of a forty five-yr-previous orangutan that loved interacting with youngsters whereas on public view and watching recordings of soccer and “The Worth Is Proper” throughout personal time.
The Blade newspaper stories the primate named J.J. died Saturday when the Toledo Zoo put the orangutan beneath anesthesia to find out whether or not extra might be carried out to deal with the animal’s coronary heart illness and declining well being.
J.J. was the oldest male orangutan in captivity in North America, having surpassed the standard life expectancy by a decade.
Longtime keeper Suzanne Husband says employees spoiled the ageing primate with the animal’s favored meals and actions. They set a pc to play YouTube movies of J.J.’s favourite recreation present, however solely older episodes, as a result of the animal most popular when Bob Barker was the host.