Viral Video: A video has viral on social media featuring a monkey performing a Heimlich Maneuver on her choking baby. The video was posted on a Twitter account named Figen, has accumulated over 2 million views and will definitely take you by surprise.
For those who are unaware, the Heimlich Maneuver is a first-aid procedure for dislodging an obstruction from a person’s windpipe in which a sudden strong pressure is applied on their abdomen, between the navel and the ribcage.
The viral video shows a monkey performing abdominal thrusts so that whatever is stuck in the windpipe and choking the baby can easily come out. If you watch the clip closely, the element stuck in the windpipe of the baby does come out after the procedure is performed.
Netizens in Awe
The viral video took the internet by surprise. People just cannot seem to stop talking about the fact that animal is so intelligent.
One user commented, “Nature is science.” While another commented, “Smart monkey.”