WATSON ISLAND (CBSMiami) — A group of cancer survivors met an orangutan on Sunday who went through a similar life-threatening battle.
The group with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), met Peanut, the orangutan who beat Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.READ MORE: Mega Job Fair In Sunrise, Companies Looking To Fill 6,000 Positions
Peanut is currently at Jungle Island and became the first orangutan in the world to be treated with aggressive chemotherapy like a human.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
The group was treated to a presentation from the park’s orangutan caregiver then they got to see Peanut paint a picture. They were also able to interact with the other orangutans including Peanut’s fraternal twin, Pumpkin.MORE NEWS: COVID Cases Falling, But Winter Could Bring Trouble
The event was part of “survivors weekend” at the park.