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Young Orang-Utan (Pongo pygmaeus). Gunung Leuser National Park, Indonesia

20 stunning close encounters with animals

The tiny Borneon orangutan - aged just 18 months - is seen cuddling up to his 12-year-old mother after tucking into a snack of fresh leaves ...

moment tiny baby orangutan gently bites his mother's nose

The tiny Borneon orangutan - aged just 18 months - is seen cuddling up to his mother after tucking into a snack of fresh leaves

A male Sumatran orangutan crosses a fallen tree, Indonesia. The Sumatran orangutan is critically endangered, with less than 15,000 alive in the wild.

A male Sumatran orangutan crosses a fallen tree, Indonesia. The Sumatran orangutan is critically endangered, with less than alive in the wild.

Something About Life

Enjoying some seasonal fruits this summer? of an orang-utan's diet is fruit. A favourite is durian, a huge spiky fruit well known for its stench, which has been likened to sewage, rotting flesh and smelly socks.

All mothers get to that stage of pulling their hair out by the handful.......Wild Orang Utan in Kalimantan

Wild Orangutan family in Kalimantan, Indonesia © Motaz Al Tawil

A rescued baby orangutan - photo © Orangutan Foundation International

A rescued baby orangutan - photo © Orangutan Foundation International- if we would stop slashing the forests, we wouldn't have to RESCUE them.

A barrel of monkeys...actually they are orangutans & so very cute!!!

Baby Monkey

Here's A Wheelbarrow Of Rescued Baby Orangutans On Their Way To Orangutan School

I used to watch "Orangutan Island" when I was really young and I've been obsessed ever since. Baby orangutans are so precious!

I used to watch "Orangutan Island" when I was really young and I've been obsessed ever since. Baby orangutans are so precious!

Little Orangutan | by helenehoffman

Little Orangutan | by helenehoffman

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Explore ComoZoo's photos on Flickr. ComoZoo has uploaded 90 photos to Flickr.

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