Shrove Tuesday treat!

DZG’s Bornean orang utans, Jazz and Sprout, had a Shrove Tuesday breakfast treat as keepers whipped up pancakes for the pair.

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Senior Keeper Sophie Dugmore, pictured above, said: “Our orangs enjoy a well-balanced diet of fruit, vegetables and primate pellets, but we do give them the odd sweet treat on special occasions.”

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Using the traditional eggs, flour and milk recipe, Sophie made up a batch of pancakes before facing a challenge to flip them over the moat to the girls who were ready and eagerly waiting to catch them!

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Sophie added: “They were both reaching out for them before I’d even thrown them over and they even fished a few out of the moat from my bad throwing aim!

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“They certainly enjoyed tucking into them though as they were gone in a flash!”

See Sophie, Jazz and Sprout in action in the video below!