Gorilla shows off splash-dancing moves

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A zookeeper from the Dallas Zoo captured video of a gorilla named Zola as he exhibited playful behaviors in a kiddie pool by splashing around and dancing in the water.

As you can see above, Zola has some moves.

Zola's moves are more than just dancing. His "dancing" is really a play behavior.

Zoo officials say the presence of play can signify an animal is content or comfortable, and an indicator for general welfare.

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums calls it enrichment, a process that helps enhance the environment and lives of animals by providing them with mental and physical stimulation to increase natural and healthy behavior.

The big, blue pool featured in the video is just one of many enrichment items the gorilla keepers use to engage primates.