It’s All About The Eyes

The eyes really are a window to the soul, according to scientists. Patterns in the iris can give an indication of whether we are warm and trusting or neurotic and impulsive, research has found. I wonder what those scientist would say about mankind’s closest living relative, the great red apes, with this wondrous stare? What’s behind these eyes fixated on visitors to his home?

This is Bob, a 10 year old orangutan from Borneo. Bob has a playful calm personality that os delightful to observe as he shows off to the new 14 year old female, Kitra, in their indoor environment. These two have been pair up because their genes are of the same species. Both are in the prime of their life as orangutans live in their 50s as demonstrated by Inji, a 55 year old female Sumatran orangutan at the Oregon Zoo.

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Bob Profile #2

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3 thoughts on “It’s All About The Eyes

  1. Ah, love this guy’s name 😉 And what a handsome fella! Eyes are windows, doors…any portal that transports from one place to another…and you capture them exquisitely every time, my friend.
    Happy Thursday, Bob!
    am:)
    Hope everything went well with the knees.

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