Gorilla at Louisville Zoo wants man to swipe right on his photos

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 01:12:06 AM. Jelani the gorilla is ready to hit the dating scene.
This gorilla is ready to hit the dating scene. A cute moment was caught on camera at the Louisville Zoo as Jelani the Western lowland gorilla appears to ask a man to swipe right as he scrolls through pictures on his cell phone. “I thought it was awesome!” Sierra Anderson, who took the video, wrote to ABC News on Twitter of the animal’s impressive gesture. “Gorillas are very intelligent animals and it reminded me how they are a lot like humans. Very weird but awesome! I took the video and posted it just for fun and after ten minutes it had two favorites and the next morning it was viral!” SWIPE RIGHT! Cute moment at the @LouisvilleZoo as a gorilla appears to ask a man to swipe as he scrolls through pictures on his cellphone. https://t.co/6NaA2pIUCM pic.twitter.com/EiDpTNRmFn — Good Morning America (@GMA) November 14, 2017 Kyle Shepherd, the zoo’s media relations manager, told ABC News Jelani especially enjoys looking at photos and videos of other gorillas, “but he’ll look at anything.” My new friend and I enjoy watching videos of baby gorillas! ???????? #mylifeiscomplete #hereallylovedthisyall A post shared by Lindsey Costello (@lindseyncostello) on Jun 29, 2017 at 7:51pm PDT “He’ll either do his hand in that motion or he’ll tap the glass when he’s ready for you to move on,” she said. Shepherd said the 20-year-old gorilla “has been doing this for a while” and the zoo “enjoys his celeb status” every time he goes viral. Twitter / @Sierra_2015VIDEO: A cute moment at the...Read more
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