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Toronto Zoo officials asked visitors to stop showing cellphone videos to the animals

A MARTÍNEZ, HOST:

Good morning. I'm A Martínez. Like most teenagers, Nassir would love to spend all day staring at videos on a phone screen. Unlike most 14-year-olds, Nassir is a gorilla at the Toronto Zoo. Visitors have been sharing screen time with the animals, and zoo officials have asked them not to. The zoo wants you to see Nassir and the rest of his troupe just do gorilla things, whatever that is. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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