PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There was a celebration at the Philadelphia Zoo on Thursday.READ MORE: Sharon Hill Police Officers Charged With Manslaughter In Fatal Shooting Of 8-Year-Old Fanta Bility
The zoo celebrated the ninth birthday of Batu, a Sumatran orangutan.READ MORE: Flyers Drop 9th Straight Game After Blowing Late Third-Period Lead To Islanders
“They did get some very special treats today. Blueberries are a very nice sweet food that are also healthy for them, so they did get a lot blueberries and blueberry juice. They also got their normal diet. Carrots and others vegetables which were presented in a fun, exciting way, which is different,” said Michael Stern, the zoo’s curator of primates and small mammals.MORE NEWS: 'Water Was Completely Above The Ceiling': Queen Village Businesses Still Struggling After July Water Main Break
Kids were able to make birthday cards for her while she celebrated in her playroom.