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Orangutans master ipads

2012-05-14 06:15:28 GMT2012-05-14 14:15:28(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

In this April 4, 2012 photo, Linda Jacobs touches an orangutan at Jungle Island in Miami. Experts who work with primates have been using sign language and other methods to communicate with apes for years. But with advancements in tablet computer technology, workers at Jungle Island in Miami are using iPads to better communicate with their orangutans. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

In this Feb. 21, 2012 photo, an orangutan works with an IPAD at Jungle Island in Miami. Experts who work with primates have been using sign language and other methods to communicate with apes for years. But with advancements in tablet computer technology, workers at Jungle Island in Miami are using iPads to better communicate with their orangutans. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

In this April 4, 2012 photo, Linda Jacobs uses an IPAD as she works with an orangutan at Jungle Island in Miami. With advancements in tablet computer technology, workers at Jungle Island in Miami are using iPads to better communicate with their orangutans. Jacobs, who oversees the program, says orangutans are extremely intelligent but limited by their physical inability to talk. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

In this Feb. 21, 2012 photo, after being told a word, an orangutan points to that object on an IPAd at Jungle Island in Miami. Experts who work with primates have been using sign language and other methods to communicate with apes for years. But with advancements in tablet computer technology, workers at Jungle Island in Miami are using iPads to better communicate with their orangutans. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Workers at Jungle Island in Miami are using iPads to better communicate with their orangutans.

(Agencies)

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