PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There was a celebration at the Philadelphia Zoo on Thursday.READ MORE: 1 Teen Killed, 2 Others Injured In North Philadelphia Triple Shooting
The zoo celebrated the ninth birthday of Batu, a Sumatran orangutan.
“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: 12-Year-Old Girl Killed, 4 Other Children Injured After Minivan Overturns On I-95 North In Tinicum Township
Kids were able to make birthday cards for her while she celebrated in her playroom.