Sunglasses dropped into orangutan enclosure at zoo, and you won’t believe what happened next

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A TikTok user posted a video showing a pair of orangutans (not pictured) checking out sunglasses that were dropped in their zoo enclosure. In the file photo above, a five-month-old female baby orangutan (R) is cradled by her mother Naning at the Taman Safari Zoo in Pasuruan, East Java on August 12, 2020. (Photo by Juni Kriswanto / AFP) (Photo by JUNI KRISWANTO/AFP via Getty Images)

(BRPROUD) — “So I’m down a pair of sunglasses but up a very good story.” That’s what a TikTok user posted along with a viral video that currently sits at almost 45 million views.

Lola Testu (@minorcrimes) posted a video showing what happened after she accidentally dropped her sunglasses in an orangutan enclosure at an Indonesian zoo.

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The video starts off with the orangutan sauntering towards the sunglasses and sitting before picking them up off the grass.

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With a baby orangutan on its lap, the adult orangutan opens the glasses and tries them on.

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So I’m down a pair of sunglasses but up a very good story #monke

♬ original sound – Lola Testu

The video then cuts to the two orangutans sitting on top of a rock. The baby orangutan appears to desperately want to check out the glasses, but the adult is having none of it.

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The older orangutan tries the glasses on in different ways, including upside down.

The orangutan must have decided the glasses were not its style after all because, with a big heave from the top of a tree, it tossed them back.

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The orangutan got a leafy snack as a reward.

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