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How To Celebrate An Orangutan's 50th Birthday

No one likes turning 50, but cake usually helps.

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Major, the oldest orangutan in captivity, celebrated his 50th birthday recently. His zookeeper, Sebastien Lauren, threw him a little party in the La Boissiere-du-Doree zoo in western France.

Feed him a little cake with a spoon

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Here comes the airplane!

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If that doesn't work, let him lick just the frosting from your finger

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And if he still doesn't want it, you can baby-bird it to him from your mouth

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Happy birthday! Nothing weird here at all!

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