A real Michelangelo moment: life becomes art when orangutan is captured and reaches for a human hand in an enchanting copy of the masterpiece
- Julia Wimmerlin, 42, made the images in an Indonesian national park
- Michelangelo & # 39; s fresco – The creation of Adam – adorns the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
- It shows the creation story of Genesis about the formation of the first human
- The moment was created when the orangutan reached for the boat to eat
These fascinating photographs show a majestic orangutan that mimics one of the most famous scenes in world art.
The photos were taken by photographer Julia Wimmerlin  and show the orangutan with outstretched arms to a passerby, a mirror image of the famous scene in the Sistine Chapel of God in the Vatican created by Adam.
Another image shows it staring in contemplation at a pool of water, his hand moving away from the hand of a passing boat captain in Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesia.
This orangutan, photographed in Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesia, extended its arm to a passerby and recreated one of the most famous scenes in the art world
A mirror image of the famous scene in the Sistine Chapel of God in the Vatican, which Adam creates, the outstretched arm of the orangutan makes his forefinger touch the hand of the passing skipper
The creation of Adam was painted by the Italian master Michelangelo in the 16th century on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It shows the biblical creation of Adam, the first man, from the book of Genesis
Julia said: & # 39; For me, these photos are so human in their true love and care, multitasking and resourcefulness. They are not only beautiful, they are very true in the emotions that they convey.
& # 39; The moment I saw the orangutan extend its hand to reach the hand of a skipper, it gave me shivers because it looked like a mix of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel and an alien hand.
& # 39; We stopped and after a while she came to the bank of the river. At first she was quite suspicious of us, but little by little she came out and started drinking.
The photographer, Julia Wimmerlin, 42, said the series of pictures shows a humanity through their & # 39; love and care & # 39; and that she & # 39; true emotion & # 39; transfer
Wimmerlin added that the orangutan was initially rather suspicious of the party, but eventually came to the bank of the river and began to drink from the water
It was the remains of the group's breakfast that made it reach for the boat. Wimmerlin said the orangutan began to consider entering the barrel by the end
& # 39; Attracted by the remnants of our breakfast, she decided to reach the boat.
& # 39; We were able to observe the entire process because she was not sure that she was trying to get into the water to reach the boat. Right now we started throwing some of this food into water.
& # 39; At the end when she considered boarding the boat, the skipper put his hand with food in the opposite direction.
& # 39; The photos & # 39; s with the hands are the result of that. & # 39;
Orangutans are the most intelligent non-human primates, with the ability to use tools and solve problems. It is also assumed that they can communicate with each other linguistically
Folk tales from Indonesia say that it is bad luck to look into the face of an orangutan and others have recorded experiences of people who have been abducted by the creatures
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