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Orangutan in Indonesian finds new home in a conservation forest

The orangutan was found eating a villager's coconut plants after residents reported seeing the orangutan near their gardens.
Jala, a male adult orangutan, lies while getting anesthesia for medical tests before being released back into the wild.(via REUTERS)
Jala, a male adult orangutan, lies while getting anesthesia for medical tests before being released back into the wild.(via REUTERS)
Published on Jun 10, 2021 01:15 PM IST
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10 critically-endangered orangutans released into the wild in Indonesia

In total, five males, a mother with two babies, and two other females were released with assistance from Indonesian conservation agencies.
Nenuah, a 19-year-old Bornean Orangutan, lies during a final health check before being transported and released to the Bukit Batikap protection forest, at the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rehabilitation Center in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia,(via REUTERS)
Nenuah, a 19-year-old Bornean Orangutan, lies during a final health check before being transported and released to the Bukit Batikap protection forest, at the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rehabilitation Center in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia,(via REUTERS)
Published on Feb 23, 2021 04:45 PM IST
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Orangutan found on palm plantation in Indonesia rescued, returned to wild

The male orangutan, named “Boncel”, is estimated to be 30- to 40-years-old.
An orangutan named Boncel is pictured after being translocated to the main forest from a palm oil plantation.(REUTERS)
An orangutan named Boncel is pictured after being translocated to the main forest from a palm oil plantation.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 21, 2020 11:41 AM IST
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Jakarta | ByReuters | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta

This orangutan is all of us after having coffee on a Monday. Watch

The sheer happiness of having that first sip of coffee before joining the grind is aptly shown by the orangutan.
Just after a few seconds, the facial expression of the orangutan changes as it grins at the camera.(Twitter/@susantananda3)
Just after a few seconds, the facial expression of the orangutan changes as it grins at the camera.(Twitter/@susantananda3)
Published on Jul 06, 2020 03:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySrimoyee Chowdhury

Clip of goofy orangutan trying to prank its friend is what you need to cure mid-week blues

The goofy primate tries to prank its friend who can be seen sitting calmly while trying to inspect some leaves.
. The goofy actions of both the orangutans will definitely cure any mid-week blues you may have.(Twitter/@susantananda3)
. The goofy actions of both the orangutans will definitely cure any mid-week blues you may have.(Twitter/@susantananda3)
Published on Jul 02, 2020 10:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySrimoyee Chowdhury

Orangutan with ‘personhood’ celebrates birthday with new friend

An orangutan named Sandra, who was granted legal personhood by a judge in Argentina, celebrated her 34th birthday on Valentine’s Day with a special new primate friend.
An orangutan named Sandra in Wauchula, Fla. Sandra, was granted legal personhood celebrated her 34th birthday on Valentine's Day and has befriended Jethro, a 31-year-old male orangutan.(AP)
An orangutan named Sandra in Wauchula, Fla. Sandra, was granted legal personhood celebrated her 34th birthday on Valentine's Day and has befriended Jethro, a 31-year-old male orangutan.(AP)
Updated on Feb 16, 2020 02:02 PM IST
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WAUCHULA, Florida | ByAssociated Press

Need a hand? Orangutan’s gesture towards man is winning hearts

In the picture, an orangutan could be seen stretching his hand, to help out a man stuck in snake-infested water.
This picture was reportedly captured by photographer Anil Prabhakar.(Instagram/@anil_t_prabhakar)
This picture was reportedly captured by photographer Anil Prabhakar.(Instagram/@anil_t_prabhakar)
Published on Feb 09, 2020 06:27 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Orangutan gets ‘personhood’ title. Settles in new Florida home

She was born in Germany and spent 25 years at the Buenos Aires Zoo before arriving in Florida on Nov. 5.
A 33-year-old orangutan granted legal personhood by a judge in Argentina is settling into her new surroundings at Florida.(AP)
A 33-year-old orangutan granted legal personhood by a judge in Argentina is settling into her new surroundings at Florida.(AP)
Updated on Nov 08, 2019 12:22 PM IST
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WAUCHULA, FLORIDA | ByAssociated Press

Orangutans play with water to beat European heatwave. Watch video

At Schoenbrunn zoo in Vienna, keeper Fredi Maier said staff members were trying hard to provide some heat relief to the orangutans.
The video has amassed over 94,000 views - and counting.(Facebook/@zoovienna)
The video has amassed over 94,000 views - and counting.(Facebook/@zoovienna)
Updated on Jun 27, 2019 12:33 PM IST
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Berlin | ByAssociated Press

Watch: Orangutan tries to fight off bulldozer destroying his ‘home’

What would you do if someone tries to demolish your house? You would put up a brave fight. This is exactly what this orangutan did when loggers tried to bulldoze its forest. The footage, which was shot in 2013, was released by International Animal Rescue on Tuesday in order to raise awareness about the impact on deforestation orangutan habitat.
Orangutan tries to fight off bulldozer to save its forest (Facebook)
Orangutan tries to fight off bulldozer to save its forest (Facebook)
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 06:33 PM IST
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