Apes Use iPads to Communicate

Orangutans are great communicators, whether if it’s through sign language or gestures or sounds they make. Now, trainers at Jungle Island in Miami are using technology to help the apes communicate with humans.

Apes With IPads: Using Technology to Communicate
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28 comments

Terry V.
Terry V.3 years ago

Wonder if they would teach me how to use an ipad???

Eternal Gardener
Eternal Gardener4 years ago

Well hey...what do you expect we're apes too....

Judith Corrigan
Judith Corrigan4 years ago

Will they eventually be able to ask humans to stop hunting them and destroying their home?

Samantha Hodder
Sam Hodder4 years ago

thanks!

Will Rogers
Will Rogers4 years ago

Misleading. They are not actually using it to communicate.

june t.
june t.4 years ago

thanks for the article

Melinda offline K.
Past Member 4 years ago

Orangutans know how to self medicate on the various plants in their forest, could we do that without an ipad? no way....

Melinda offline K.
Past Member 4 years ago

Orangutans know how to self medicate on the various plants in their forest, could we do that without an ipad? now way....

Olivia S.
Past Member 4 years ago

Thanks. Maybe one day there will be a Planet of the Apes...where they are superior to humans.

Abbe A.
Azaima A.4 years ago

Set them free and they won't need an iPad.