#OrangutanStory: Happy 3rd Birthday, Redd!

This update was written by primate keeper Erin Stromberg.

Today marks our youngest Bornean orangutan’s third birthday—and what an exciting year it has been! Redd has always been brimming with personality, but in the last six months or so our primate team has started to see his adventurous and independent streak more and more.

Photo of a dragonfly perched on a branch.
Macroinvertebrates, or spineless animals large enough to see with the naked eye, form a large part of the ecological web.
Pinky with SI Castle in Background
Join Pinky's Smithsonian Treasure Hunt!
Pinky and Flamingo Banner
Experiment: Why Are Flamingos Pink?
Zookeeper and Pinky muppet in front of elephants
Teacher Treasure Hunt: Easy, Fun Tips to Engage Your Students with Smithsonian Treasures!
Kids' Farm keeper Kate Volz pets a black-and-white Nigerian dwarf goat named Fiesta.
Keeper Kate and 8-year-old Nigerian dwarf goat Fiesta.
Nigerian dwarf goat Fiesta.
Kate says that Fiesta's beard is the most magnificent of all the Zoo's goats!