Viral video reveals orangutan seize customer via zoo cage, refuse to let go

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A video going viral on-line seems to indicate a person getting right into a scuffle with an orangutan, who grabs ahold of him via the bars of its cage and refuses to let go.

The video, which initially surfaced on-line Tuesday, was broadly shared because the orangutan reaches out of its cage and grabs the person and the tense tug-of-war quickly appears doomed for catastrophe.

A viral video recorded at Kasang Kulim Zoo shows a man being grabbed and pulled by an orangutan named Tina on June 6, 2022. 

A viral video recorded at Kasang Kulim Zoo reveals a person being grabbed and pulled by an orangutan named Tina on June 6, 2022. 
(Kasang Kulim Zoo/Twitter)

The incident seems to start out as the person, later recognized as Hasan Arifin, walks near the case and the orangutan rapidly reaches out to take ahold of his shirt.

The nice ape’s immense energy is in full pressure as the person is unable to interrupt free, and is pulled nearer to the cage. The orangutan then forcefully grabs his legs and seems as if he’s trying to chew it, lifting it increased and elevating the person off of the bottom.


Folks outdoors the cage step attempt to assist by pulling at him and kicking on the ape, however the viral clip cuts out earlier than a decision is seen.

Take a look at the viral video beneath:

An extended model of the video reveals the person breaking free and that the confused state of affairs is outwardly resolved with none harm to the person or the ape.


In response to an Indonesian information website, the incident passed off on Monday on the Kasang Kulim Zoo within the Indonesian province of Riau.

The information website stories the orangutan’s title is Tina and that she reached out and grabbed the person solely after he ventured previous the zoo’s safety barrier.

Kasang Kulim Zoo supervisor Desrizal later stated Arifin broke the zoo’s security guidelines in an try to get a video of the caged creature.

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“What occurred on Monday afternoon, the customer jumped into the guardrail of the orangutan cage to take a video with out the officer’s permission… The customer has violated the principles by leaping over the guardrail and kicking the orangutan.”

Different movies recorded on the zoo seem to indicate “don’t cross” indicators in entrance of the primate’s cage.

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