Rescue Center Orangutan Gives Lesson in Hand Hygiene

An orangutan perfectly demonstrated an expert handwashing technique at the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Orangutan Jungle School in Borneo, Indonesia, footage released on March 18 shows.

This video shows Cinta, rescued by the foundation when she was five months old, demonstrating how to wash her hands while in the jungle with other orangutans and members of staff.

“Listen up everyone! Orangutan Jungle School’s fabulous Cinta is here to demonstrate her excellent hand washing technique for you all as we avoid the Corona-virus,” the school wrote on Facebook.

As of March 18, Indonesian officials reported 277 cases of coronavirus, with the death toll at 19. Credit: Orangutan Jungle School via Storyful