Orangu-NAN! World's oldest orangutan celebrates her 63rd birthday - making her ... trends now

Orangu-NAN! World's oldest orangutan celebrates her 63rd birthday - making her ... trends now
Orangu-NAN! World's oldest orangutan celebrates her 63rd birthday - making her ... trends now

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Bella was collected from the wild in 1964, and is estimated to be born in 1961 She celebrated her birthday at her home in Hagenbeck Zoo, Hamburg 

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With her bright orange fur and friendly face, you'd be forgiven for mistaking this orangutan as a youngster. 

But Bella is actually the world's oldest living orangutan in captivity, having celebrated her 63rd birthday this week. 

Bella was collected from the wild in 1964, and is estimated to have been born in 1961, making her the same age as Barack Obama, Eddie Murphy, and Jennifer Coolidge

She celebrated her birthday at her home in Hagenbeck Zoo, Hamburg, with a cake made from soft-boiled rice and fruits. 

'Our orangutan lady turns 63 today and continues to hold the world record for being the oldest Sumatran orangutan in human care,' the zoo said in a post on Instagram

Bella was collected from the wild in 1964

She is estimated to have been born in 1961

With her bright orange fur and friendly face, you'd be forgiven for mistaking this orangutan as a youngster. But Bella is actually the world's oldest living orangutan in captivity, having celebrated her 63rd birthday this week

Typically, orangutans living in the wild live to around 35-40 years, while those living in captivity can expect to reach around 50 years. 

However, Bella has defied the odds, and has officially held the Guinness World Record as the oldest living orangutan since 2021. 

According to her keepers, Bella is 'honest, prudent, curious, intelligent, loving and never aggressive.  

Over the course of her life, she's not only given birth to six children of her own, but has also raised

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