In the United States died 39-year-old orangutan, who knew sign language

The male orangutan Chantek known fact that learned sign language, has died at zoo Atlanta at the age of 39 years. It is reported with reference to Agency Reuters.

Chantek suffered from heart disease. He was one of the first orangutans have learned sign language and communicated with the employees of the zoo, however, the embarrassment could not communicate with strangers, preferring the usual primates screaming.


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In addition, Chantek was able to get out of the room, tinkering with tools, and could show the route from the University to the local fast food restaurant.