The El Paso Zoo is inviting everyone to help celebrate the birthdays of Ibu and Butch, two-Sumatran orangutan’s this weekend.

Ibu, who is a female Sumatran orangutan, turned 23 years old on August 1 and Butch, the male Sumatran orangutan, turned 29 years old on August 19th.

The El Paso Zoo will be celebrating Ibu’s and Butch’s birthday this weekend on Saturday, August 23 by giving them delicious birthday treats. Zoo staff will also decorate the Orangutan Exhibit with birthday streamers and wrapped birthday gifts for Ibu and Butch to enjoy.

Activities begin at 12:30 p.m. and guests will be invited to join in on the fun and sing happy birthday to Ibu and Butch.

  • Sumatran Orangutan Exhibit
  • Birthday Celebration
  • Saturday, August 23, 2014
  • 12:30p.m.
  • El Paso Zoo, 4001 E. Paisano Dr. El Paso, TX 79905