THIS JUST IN: Baby’s First Climb

According to the YouTube uploader’s notes, this baby orangutan at the L.A. Zoo climbed off her mother’s back for the very first time as this video was taken.

Spontaneous opera FaveFrame™!



  1. Theresa says:

    “Ooooooooooh soooooooole miiiiiiiiiiiooooooooooo!”

  2. Hey, mom! Mom!! Look what I can do, Mom! Mom, you’re not looking!! Moooooooommmmmmm!

  3. 260Oakley says:


  4. victoreia says:

    Wonder if she’s practicing for hanging out at the Unseen University Library……

  5. joools in PDX says:

    Her mad Albert Einstein/Don King hairdo just slays me.

  6. Operangutan mini diva!

  7. rescue gal says:

    Hey- how do I break out of here???

  8. Mary (the first) says:

    Me too! The fluffy upside down sideburny look!!

  9. MeNotHim says:

    Opposable big toe.

  10. She is having a SPECTACULAR Hair Day!! LOL. And I love how Mom is close by supervising…

  11. Terry Pratchett reference FTW.

  12. Charlotte hopkins says:

    Love her

  13. Uhuh sweetie, very nice, how clever of you. Now why don’t you go show that to daddy or those nice people over there behind the fence, mommy’s a little busy.

  14. mplsdeb says:

    Love it!

  15. Fird Birfle says:

    Gotta chocolate cake and a nail file??

  16. Fird Birfle says:

    *giggles at both Gizmo AND at “mom’s” obvious engagement with her child’s accomplishments ….

  17. Fird Birfle says:

    “Feeeeeeeeeeeeeegaro feegaro feeeeeeeeeeeeegaro!!!”

    I have nevair been to , ‘ow you say, an opera.

  18. skippymom says:

    Meelks belleh.

  19. chaffina says:

    One of my favorite animals and this baby is so precious. Thanks for sharing.

  20. Martha in Washington says:

    Mom seems a little too nonchalant there, doesn’t she?

  21. bob drummond says:

    Very good one Firdie , very good !!!

  22. bob drummond says:

    Looks like the little guy is trying to belt out a good tune of somekind ! Opera maybe ?

  23. Fird Birfle says:

    thangyew, thangyewverrmuch !! 😉