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Video Extra: Orangutan celebrates birthday

Posted at 4:35 PM, Jan 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-12 18:35:18-05

Kecil, an orangutan at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois, celebrated his sixth birthday a day early on Friday.

Animal care staff made him six frozen treats of sugar-free gelatin and yogurt, topped with fruit, and a celery stick for a candle.

Kecil’s foster sister joined him to enjoy the treats.