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Gorillas love teapigs

Posted by Hannah on 24th January 2014

Gorillas love teapigs

I’ve been the official ‘tea monkey’ at teapigs for four years now but clearly I have now met my match!

Check out this wonderful Western Lowland Gorilla family at Chessington World of Adventures drinking our very tea! There’s actually a very good reason for this - Michael Millward (he’s the Primate Keeper at the Chessington) explains:  “The Gorillas can’t get enough of teapigs’ tea. They love the super fruit one and liquorice and peppermint! It’s sometimes difficult to get the Gorillas to rehydrate and take medication, so the fact that they love the taste of teapigs so much makes our job a lot easier’!

Amazing stuff!