This is a baby orangutan in the jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. At this park you're able to get very close to orangutans who live in the jungle but are used to being around people. We saw several different mother/baby pairs over a three-day period. These little guys must already be pretty tough - Mom used both hands and both feet to swing from tree to tree, so junior here had to hold on all by himself as they moved through the canopy.
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Hug me! Meet Elmo, the fuzzy orangutan baby
His tufts of hair sticking straight up and with what appears to be a big smile on his wrinkled little face, this baby orangutan is ready to take on the world
Orangutan Protection on Instagram: “isnt he beautiful? #saveorangutan”
Orangutan Protection shared a photo on Instagram: “isnt he beautiful? #saveorangutan” • See 2,035 photos and videos on their profile.
Baby orangutan at Samboja Lestari
This is Arnold, 4/5 month old, born at Wanariset, the old reintroduction centre from BOS which is now being moved to a new one at Samboja Lestari (its still called Wanariset) Orang utans are at the stake of extinction ! I think we have the obligation to save these beautiful animals and their habitat. One man has dedicated his life to saving orangutans and even the world: Willie Smits. Look at www.williesmits.nl
Orangutan orphans in Borneo – in pictures
330 orphaned apes are cared for at the Orangutan Care Centre and Quarantine in Borneo, Indonesia. Human surrogate mothers look after the orphaned and rescued orangutans
A barrow-load of mischief: Heartwarming pictures of orphan orangutans at play
From high-jinx in a wheel barrow to slumbering in a hammock, staff at the Borneo animal sanctuary where these primates live do their best to keep them entertained.
IAR take in the youngest orangutan received at the centre - Jemmi
On October 14th IAR's orangutan rescue centre took a very tiny baby into their care.His name is Jemmi and we estimate he is less than six months old, as he still doesn’t have any teeth and only weighs 2kg.