Posts tagged orangutan

A baby orangutan watches the 40th anniversary celebrations at the Singapore Zoo in Singapore.  Picture: Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)

A baby orangutan watches the 40th anniversary celebrations at the Singapore Zoo in Singapore.  Picture: Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)

A baby orangutan has been born at the zoo in Paignton, Devon which keepers believe to be a girl.  Picture: R. Wiltshire/Paignton Zoo/Solent News

A baby orangutan has been born at the zoo in Paignton, Devon which keepers believe to be a girl.  Picture: R. Wiltshire/Paignton Zoo/Solent News

Orangutans find shelter from the sun at Durrell Wildlife Conservation Park in Jersey, Channel Islands.  Picture: Jules Annan/Barcroft Media

Orangutans find shelter from the sun at Durrell Wildlife Conservation Park in Jersey, Channel Islands.  Picture: Jules Annan/Barcroft Media

A zoo in Chongqing Municipality, southwest China has launched a competition to find a name for a newborn baby orangutan. The unnamed female orangutan is now 100 days old and was born to parents Bo Yi and Kou Lai La.  Picture: Quirky China News / Rex Features

A zoo in Chongqing Municipality, southwest China has launched a competition to find a name for a newborn baby orangutan. The unnamed female orangutan is now 100 days old and was born to parents Bo Yi and Kou Lai La.  Picture: Quirky China News / Rex Features

An orangutan plays at Hagenbeck zoo in Hamburg, Germany.  Picture: Action Press / Rex Features

An orangutan plays at Hagenbeck zoo in Hamburg, Germany.  Picture: Action Press / Rex Features

A three-year-old orangutan drinks water from a soft drink can at a private zoo in Bangkok, Thailand.  Picture: EPA/RUNGROJ YONGRIT

A three-year-old orangutan drinks water from a soft drink can at a private zoo in Bangkok, Thailand.  Picture: EPA/RUNGROJ YONGRIT

A six-day-old baby orangutan snuggles up to its mother at Zoom Erlebniswelt in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.  Picture: EPA/ROLAND WEIHRAUCH

A six-day-old baby orangutan snuggles up to its mother at Zoom Erlebniswelt in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.  Picture: EPA/ROLAND WEIHRAUCH

Two orangutans huddle together to keep warm during a cold spell at Taipei Zoo in Taiwan.  Picture: EPA

Two orangutans huddle together to keep warm during a cold spell at Taipei Zoo in Taiwan.  Picture: EPA

Tanga, a Sumatran orangutan, enjoys fruit and vegetables after receiving a Christmas hamper at Rio de Janeiro’s zoo.  Picture: VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images

Tanga, a Sumatran orangutan, enjoys fruit and vegetables after receiving a Christmas hamper at Rio de Janeiro’s zoo.  Picture: VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images

An orangutan drinks a bottle of water at Surabaya Zoo in East Java, Indonesia.  Picture: Robertus Pudyanto / Barcroft Media

An orangutan drinks a bottle of water at Surabaya Zoo in East Java, Indonesia.  Picture: Robertus Pudyanto / Barcroft Media

Baby orangutan Dewi celebrates her second birthday at Melbourne Zoo, Australia.  Picture: James D. Morgan / Rex Features

Baby orangutan Dewi celebrates her second birthday at Melbourne Zoo, Australia.  Picture: James D. Morgan / Rex Features

It may still be November but for the orangutans of Ouwehand Zoo in Rhenen, Netherlands, Christmas has come early. The apes were given gifts wrapped in shiny foil paper, which they happily unwrapped.  Picture: Action Press / Rex Features

Orangutans feed on bananas in Tanjung Puting national park, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Orangutans feed on bananas in Tanjung Puting national park, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Orangutan A-Me (C) is seen with her children, a newborn (L) and another of five years (R), at the zoo of Guadalajara, Mexico.  Picture: EPA/ULISES RUIZ BASURTO

Orangutan A-Me (C) is seen with her children, a newborn (L) and another of five years (R), at the zoo of Guadalajara, Mexico.  Picture: EPA/ULISES RUIZ BASURTO