Video: Smart Chimp Uses Smartphone to Check Social Media

Intelligent ape scrolls through Instagram, clicks in and out of videos and photos

Social media is going ape over a chimp who has been filmed intelligently scrolling through Instagram posts.

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Every night I go to bed thinking how I can help change the world and inspire people to love our beautiful wildlife and ecosystems! I’d legit take a bullet for any animal at any day and anytime that’s just how much I care for them ! Idk what kind of fire god set in my soul for animals but the love is deep and real ! I was placed on this earth for 1 thing and that’s exactly what I’ll do for the rest of my life ! Let’s all love one another and save the planet together as one ☝️ 🌎 @kodyantle TAG A ANIMAL LOVER ❤️

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The video appeared at therealtarzann Mike Holston’s instagram page four days ago and has since gone viral, with over 1.5 million views as of writing.

“The chimpanzee appears to have mastered the ability to swipe through different photographs, but fortunately does not appear to know how to properly frame an image or switch between still and video modes,” notes the UK’s Daily Mail.

Someone online expressed concern over the ape’s apparent intelligence: