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Orangutans play video games; apocalypse nears

Tony Carnevale
April 11, 2007
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If you've ever played an online game, you already know that this hobby is beloved by subhuman creatures. But now, even orangutans are getting their game on. Zoo Atlanta is conducting research on the adorable primates with computers built into "tree-like structures." "In one program, a picture of an orangutan appears on the screen. Every time the real primate touches the photo, the visual disappears and the animal receives a treat."

That's all? Come on, dude! Totally easy! How many Xbox Live achievement points does the orangutan get for that?



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