Humans and primates have a special connection as explained by genetics and scientific theories, which the ordinary layman generally cannot understand. A couple from the US, however, was able to show in a very clear and touching way as to how the two species are wired together through a simple visit to the zoo.
Engaged couple Darci Miller and Jason Costello went to the Indianapolis Zoo for a trip to see the animals. Little did they know that they were in for a heartwarming encounter with one of the animals there.
When they arrived at the section where the Orangutans were, Miller went near the glass to take a closer look. That was when an orangutan named Rocky came up to her, obviously exhibiting signs of curiosity at Miller’s arm and shoulder. It was because Miller had numerous bandages and signs of trauma on this part of her body.
Rocky pointing to Miller’s bandages
In 2015, Miller sustained scars and severe skin impairments due to serious burns. Right now, she is in the process of healing, but the traces of that experience are still etched all over her body.
Rocky seemed to be very curious and wanted to take a closer look at Miller’s scars. As aided by Costello, Rocky pointed out to Miller’s bandages, signalling her to reveal what’s beneath. Luckily for us, Costello was able to film the encounter. It can be seen how greatly interested Rocky was. As per Miller, it was one of the best encounters she’s had.
Rocky looking intently
“The orangutan was completely interested in my burn scars and recent surgery sights . . . I am a burn survivor from 2015, it has been up and down but this particular day made me feel really good about myself,” says Miller.
Miller eagerly showing her scars
Rocky, being the caged animal that he is, was not able to extend much help to Miller, but the interaction that they had tells us that he left a huge impact to the burn victim.
This story tells us that although humans and primates, or any other type of animal for that matter, come from different species, Earthly beings are all connected somehow.
Here is the video of the encounter:
Bees Kill Penguins by Stinging Them in the Eyes
2000 Kilogram Sunfish Caught Off North African Coast
Man Embezzles $57K in COVID-19 Relief to Buy Pokemon Cards
Florida Man Catches and “Recycles” Alligator in Driveway
Man Shocks Reporter on How He’d Spend the Lottery Winnings
Man Joins Search Operation Not Realizing He’s the One Missing
World’s Oldest Rhino Dies in Italian Zoo at 54 Years Old
Meet Quilty – Cat Escape Artist Helping Other Cats Jailbreak
Fans Use American Flag to Save Falling Cat During Football Game in Miami
TikToker Shares How She Tricked Invaders Who Tried Opening The Hotel Door While She Was Alone
Man Iced Neighbor Who Repeatedly Asked Him “When Are You Getting Married?”
Do You Live in One of These 15 Countries With The Most Beautiful Women on Earth?
The Secret Meaning of Anklets And Why Some Wives Wear Them
Waking Up Between 3 to 5 AM Could Mean You’re Experiencing Spiritual Awakening
Divorced Man Wrote 20 Epic Marriage Advice He Wished He Could Have Had
Haunting Photos of Two Tourists Snapped Just Before They Mysteriously Disappeared
“Chastity Cages” is the Latest Thing for Men
Pork Fat Is Officially One of the World’s Most Nutritious Foods
Some Stranger Padlocked This Guy’s Earlobe And Ran Away With The Key
Three-Month-Old Baby Left Blind in One Eye After Family Friend Took His Picture
News10 months ago
Mexican Residents Tie Mayor To Tree After He Failed To Fulfill His Campaign Promise
Interesting10 months ago
Diver Coaxes Octopus To Trade His Plastic Cup For A Shell
OMG10 months ago
Bride Asks Husband If She Can Hug Her Ex-BF “One Final Time” During Wedding
Entertainment9 months ago
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Could “Unite The People” If He Runs As US President, Says The Undertaker