And these pictures appear to prove that, much like modern humans, apes enjoy posing for a selfie.
The snaps were taken by Patrick Sadiki Karabaranga, 39, who is the guardian of orphaned gorillas in Virunga national park in Rumangabo, Democratic Republic of Congo.
A tram driver rescued a calf trapped neck-deep in mud after it got stuck in a boggy pond that had turned to mud in the hot weather.
A wild tiger cub took the mighty unusual step of seeking human help after losing her mother in the east of Siberia.
Animals Asia recently supported Indonesian organisation Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) in the wild release of 40 dancing monkeys rescued from the streets of Java.