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. 260Oakley says:


  3. Fird Birfle says:

    “Feeeeeeeeeeeeeegaro feegaro feeeeeeeeeeeeegaro!!!”

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

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

  5. 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.

  6. Fird Birfle says:

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

  7. victoreia says:

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

  8. Terry Pratchett reference FTW.

  9. joools in PDX says:

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

  10. mplsdeb says:

    Love it!

  11. Mary (the first) says:

    Me too! The fluffy upside down sideburny look!!

  12. Operangutan mini diva!

  13. rescue gal says:

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

  14. Fird Birfle says:

    Gotta chocolate cake and a nail file??

  15. bob drummond says:

    Very good one Firdie , very good !!!

  16. Fird Birfle says:

    thangyew, thangyewverrmuch !! ;)

  17. MeNotHim says:

    Opposable big toe.

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

  19. Charlotte hopkins says:

    Love her

  20. skippymom says:

    Meelks belleh.

  21. chaffina says:

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

  22. Martha in Washington says:

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

  23. bob drummond says:

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


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