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Awww…baby orangutan

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It’s an orangutan! For the first time since 1996, one of the critically endangered great apes has been born at the Audubon Zoo, which announced the birth Wednesday.

Baby Menari is being hand-raised. Tyrene Fayard, assistant curator of mammals, says the mother — 20-year-old Feliz  is very attentive, but cannot get the hang of nursing.

via  The Town Talk.

September 10, 2009 Posted by | animals | | Comments Off on Awww…baby orangutan