Everybody loves a bit of monkey business – so it’s no surprise that the internet has gone nuts over a hilarious viral video of an orangutan going ape-shit after being shown a magic trick!

The short clip has attracted an stampede of over three million plays across various social media media sites in the last 48 hours – and has been picked up by the tabloid press in the UK (keep up the good work, fellas).

The footage was filmed at a US zoo and shows a dude performing the old-fashioned magic routine of making an object disappear from a paper cup.

At first the ape looks bored shitless – but suddenly when the penny drops the creature rolls around laughing it’s ass off.

Watch and enjoy.

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