Moment orangutan GRABS screaming teenage zoo visitor through cage and refuses to let go of his leg after boy jumped over safety rail to get a closer look
- Hasan Arifin, 19, leapt towards an ape cage at Kasang Kulim Zoo in Indonesia
- Zoo workers say he aimed a kick at orangutan Tina before she easily grabbed him
- Horrified Hasan screamed as Tina clung to his t-shirt and tried to bite at his foot
- After finally being pulled free by a friend, Arifin apologised for his actions
This is the moment an angry orangutan teaches a teenager a lesson he’ll never forget after he jumped too close to her at a zoo in Indonesia yesterday.
Hasan Arifin, 19, leapt over the safety rail at Kasang Kulim Zoo to confront the normally gentle great ape called Tina and began filming himself while dancing in front of her.
Zoo workers told local news outlet Riau Saura that Hasan had previously aimed a kick towards the ape before the recorded incident in the Indonesian province of Riau, on June 6.
As the clip begins, Hasan prances close to the bars full of confidence but is horrified when the normally docile Tina grabs hold his shirt.
He cries out for help as the orangutan effortlessly pulls him towards her, while a friend struggles to free him.
As the clip begins, Hasan prances close to the bars full of confidence but is horrified when the normally docile Tina grabs hold his shirt
After letting go of his t-shirt, the primate next grabs hold of the teenager’s leg – sending him into fits of panic
As the ape drags him in closer with its powerful arms, Hasan is heard to scream: ‘No, no, no!’
Even with his friend trying to help him, the pair are no match for Tina’s strength.
After releasing Hasan’s T-shirt, she grabs his leg with a vice-like grip and pulls it right up to the bars.
As the teen stats to wriggle free, Tina pulls his foot towards her mouth and tries to bite it before he eventually makes his escape.
An unnamed zoo worker told local media: ‘The incident happened on Monday afternoon (6 June), when the visitor jumped over the guardrail of the orangutan enclosure to take a video without the keeper’s permission.
‘The visitor violated the rules by jumping over the guardrail and kicking the orangutan.’
Hasan has since issued an apology for his actions.