My wild affair:The ape who went to college,Animal Planet

Edited by Felix Black ‘My Wild Affair: The Ape Who Went to College’ is the incredible story of Chantek, the orang-utan who was raised as a human child on an American university campus during the ’70s and ’80s.

The programs follows Chantek as he is taught to communicate through sign language. It looks at how the successful experiment changed science, and also exposes the bond between a human and an orangutan that allowed communication as never seen before.

The show will air Wednesday 26th February at 9pm on Animal Planet.

Editor: Felix Black
Production Company: Blink Films
Broadcaster: Animal Planet