iPads: they’re not just for humans anymore. Orangutans at the Milwaukee County Zoo have been using Apple tablets since May — and could soon be using them to watch orangutans in other zoos, reports the “BBC.”

Conservationist Richard Zimmerman of the US-based charity Orangutan Outreach hopes the experiment will raise awareness and funds to support the wild animals facing extinction. He said he had wanted to give an iPad to the animals ever since it was launched back in January 2010, notes the “BBC.”

The orangutans were first introduced to the tablet via the Doodle Buddy drawing game. Read the complete story at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16354093 .