December 2, 2013 11:42 PM

Apps for Apes: KC’s orangutans enter the digital age

The orangutans at the Kansas City Zoo have been introduced to the iPad in a project intended to enrich their lives. There are apps that allow the apes to tap on bongos or to strum a xylophone or a piano keyboard. “They seem to like the sounds or the drawings,” said Stacia Pieroni, animal area supervisor at the zoo.

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