By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Zoo’s newest chimpanzee reached a milestone Tuesday: she is now able to stare and focus on certain objects, including her own reflection.

The zoo posted a video on Instagram that showed Maisie playing with toys when she noticed a mirror and then something — herself — staring back at her.


In the post, the zoo said every milestone she reaches gets her one step closer to being introduced to a surrogate mother.

Maisie was born at a zoo in Oklahoma in August before moving to Baltimore in October.

CBS Baltimore Staff