Irish came to the Zoo in 1927. Keepers said that clever was his middle name—and that he was an outrageous and unabashed flirt. Belle Benchley described Irish as “one big bundle of personality. His antics never cease to amuse the public, nor does the public ever cease to amuse Irish. He’s greedy and selfish and at times displays a most uncontrollable temper but he has a heart-warming smile and can turn on enough charm to live up to the name ‘The Flirt.’” Honestly, who could resist that smile? Learn about Irish the Flirt HERE.