Bits and BobsThe performing species is a human girl, who keeps animals company through her keyboard recitals.

Playing to a zoo's captive audience

Curious lemurs stay close as 11-year-old Seenlada Supat, dressed in a giraffe outfit, plays to the animals in a Bangkok zoo.
Curious lemurs stay close as 11-year-old Seenlada Supat, dressed in a giraffe outfit, plays to the animals in a Bangkok zoo.

At a time when there are few visitors to the zoo, a Thai girl decided to keep the animals company at Khao Kheow Open Zoo in Chonburi, southeast of Bangkok, with her weekly performances on her keyboard.

Having already performed a series of outdoor recitals at the zoo, 11-year-old Seenlada Supat even dresses in animal outfits as she moves about the enclosures.

Ring-tailed lemurs, meerkat, hippos, zebras and a range of other animals make up the live audience at her regular recitals.

According to zoo director Tawin Rattanawongsawat, Supat's recitals are often well received and invoke the curiosity of the animals, as apparent in this video posted by the zoo below.

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