Updated: 30 November 2012 06:30 AM | By Francis Whittaker
Animals of the Month - November 2012

Orangutan sings for peanuts



Orangutan sings for peanuts (© www.trogontours.net/Rex Features)
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Kelly the orangutan is pictured singing for peanuts in her enclosure in Houston Zoo, USA. Well, almost. Kelly gestured to visitors in a bid to get some extra treats, but was pictured in a pose which looks like she has burst into operatic song.

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