Red-Haired, Lovable Female Seeks Sponsors for Valentine's Day


Alex the Orangutan "hangs" out at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Photo by Joel Miller.

Alex's Story


The Milwaukee County Zoo's resident sweetheart orangutan, Alex, is looking for loving sponsors this Valentine's Day.


Born right here in Wisconsin at Henry Vilas Zoo, Alex has lived all over the country including the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden and the Fresno Chaffee Zoo. The Milwaukee County Zoo has been Alex's home sweet home for two years now.


She's mellow