A primate at Dudley Zoological Gardens doesn’t let a little shower get in the way

By People Staff
Updated July 17, 2012 01:00 PM
Advertisement

What a novel idea!

When a wiley lemur at England’s Dudley Zoological Gardens got caught under a downpour, the small primate looked to the crowds and saw a solution to its problems.

The black-and-white ruffed lemur “spied an opportunity for fun, grabbed an umbrella from a visitor and made a dash for it,” said zoo spokesperson Jill Hitchman. “He carried it around for a while but abandoned the brolly when a gust of wind almost blew him over.”

[RELATED_TEXT “Can’t get enough pet news? See more on PEOPLE Pets