The thing about animals that live in the wild is that you can’t really predict what they might do. They can be completely calm when you approach them or they might just attack you and rip your arm off. Even if you’re a professional who handles wildlife, you’re still at risk of getting hurt.
But there are some people who really underestimate how dangerous certain animals can be. Orangutans look calm and harmless but they’re extremely strong and can rip you apart. We’re not sure what this guy was thinking but he sure had the lesson of a lifetime when dealing with an Orangutan.
Acah-acah lagi kan dah mendapat mak mak tolong!! Makmak!! pic.twitter.com/4c9QSl6ci9
— ISU SEMASA VIRAL (@isusemasaviral) June 7, 2022
A video posted by @isusemasaviral on Twitter is currently going viral and reached 224.3k views, 3.8k retweets and over 8k quote tweets. The video shows a man at a zoo appearing to be inviting the Orangutan in a cage to reach out to him as he places his arms forward to the animal. Whether he was serious or joking, the Orangutan did as anyone would expect; it grabbed the man.
In the video, the man was seen panicking and screaming for help as the ape grabbed him by the shirt. We then see the man’s friend coming over to help free him from the Orangutan’s grasp only for it to grab him again by the leg. The two friends continued to panic and struggled to escape the great ape.
Netizens reacted to the video saying the man had what was coming for provoking the Orangutan. Others simply found the video hilarious and laughed at the man’s misery. One user even posted a reenactment of the unfortunate incident on his TikTok.
ib : mas-mas panik🙏
It’s been reported that the incident took place in Indonesia and that the man apparently crossed the safe limit of the zoo for the purpose of making a video content. It was also said that the two men actually did provoke the Orangutan to act the way it did in the video. Yikes! Let this be a lesson to stay within the safe limit and leave the animals alone.
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