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Orangutan painter debuts on NPR

Orangutan Towan made national news on the recent broadcast of "Weekend Edition" with Scott Simon. Gigi Allianic, the zoo's PR manager, noted Towan's interest in painting and his intensity in creating his "art."

You can hear the piece at the following link to NPR. Tune into our blog next week and we will be posting video of Towan making yet another masterpiece. And soon, we'll be featuring a special Mother's Day piece for auction on eBay!