An Orangutan Laughing Hysterically at a Magic Trick Will Make Your Day

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Everyone likes a good magic trick. Just ask Gob Bluth. Oh wait, he's an illusionist. Alright, then just ask this ape, who thinks magic is hilarious.

An orangutan at the Barcelona Zoo is on the fast-track to social media stardom because of his priceless reaction to a magic trick. A man at the zoo performed a simple trick to the ape's great amusement, getting an object to "disappear" from a cup.

When the man shows the empty cup, the orangutan sits silently shocked for a moment, then he bursts out laughing

Hopefully David Blaine can learn something from this.

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Kara King is a News Writer at Thrillist and her reaction to magic is much like this monkey. Send news tips to and follow her at @karatillie.