Gorilla gets 'Bake Off' birthday cake

A gorilla who loves pink celebrated her 40th birthday at London Zoo on Thursday with a colourful parsnip, potato and carrot cake.

Zaire could be seen in a video from the zoo slowly picking at the pyramid-shaped cake in her enclosure before lying on her side, scooping it up in handfuls and waving a piece of pinkish jelly in the air.

The treat was made by Richard Burr, one of the finalists from The Great British Bake Off, who said the cake was difficult to make because he could not use eggs, flour, butter or sugar.

She looks like she is loving her birthday treat!

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