Breastfeeding mom shares incredible moment with orangutan during zoo visit

Breast-Feeding Mom Shares Moment With Orangutan at the Zoo
Breast-Feeding Mom Shares Moment With Orangutan at the Zoo

A mom shared a tender moment with an orangutan at the Melbourne Zoo.

Elizabeth Hunt Burrett was at the zoo when her infant son got hungry. She sat in a corner to breast-feed, and that's when a female orangutan came over to investigate.

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"I felt so proud. And I felt like she was proud of me. Yeah, I don't know; it was just amazing," Burrett told ABC Australia.

Just wanted to share with you all this amazing breast feeding experience. While celebrating my daughters 3rd birthday...

Posted by Elizabeth Hunt Burrett on Monday, February 8, 2016

The zoo says it breeds orangutans because they're endangered. It also said it designed the enclosure "for a satisfying encounter on both sides of the glass." Which it sounds like Burrett can definitely speak to.

After the powerful moment, Burrett told ABC Australia she and the rest of the family are now members of the zoo.

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