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#Orangutan

# orangutan - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Endangered orangutan gives birth to healthy infant in New Orleans zoo
# Sumatran Orangutan
# Sumatran Orangutan

Endangered orangutan gives birth to healthy infant in New Orleans zoo

Dec 28th 2021, 3:50 PM 21,926 Views 6 Comments

Fewer than 14,000 Sumatran orangutans live in the wild.

# orangutan - Thursday 2 November, 2017

New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered
# Research
# Research

New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered

Nov 2nd 2017, 9:58 PM 13,028 Views 19 Comments

Until recently, scientists thought there were only two genetically distinct types of orangutan.

# orangutan - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Orangutan who learned to communicate in sign language dies aged 39
# Ape Who Went To College
# Ape Who Went To College

Orangutan who learned to communicate in sign language dies aged 39

Aug 8th 2017, 2:36 PM 16,772 Views 21 Comments

Chantek was the subject of the 2014 documentary The Ape Who Went to College.

# orangutan - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

A rare albino orangutan has been rescued in Borneo and the public are being asked to name her
# Rare Species
# Rare Species

A rare albino orangutan has been rescued in Borneo and the public are being asked to name her

May 10th 2017, 10:53 AM 16,484 Views 63 Comments

Rescuers have said they hope she could become an “ambassador” for the threatened species.

# orangutan - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Baby orangutan found in urine soaked box now attending 'pre-school'
# Swing When You're Winning
# Swing When You're Winning

Baby orangutan found in urine soaked box now attending 'pre-school'

Dec 29th 2015, 12:04 PM 14,598 Views 21 Comments

Gito the orangutan looked “almost mummified in his cardboard coffin” when he was found.

# orangutan - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Here's why people are confused by Airtricity's new orangutan advert
# Going Ape
From The Daily Edge
# Going Ape

Here's why people are confused by Airtricity's new orangutan advert

Oct 9th 2014, 5:56 PM 28,309 Views 33 Comments

No, there isn’t an invasion of giant apes.

# orangutan - Thursday 18 April, 2013

VIDEO:  Orangutan rips t-shirt off tourist...
# Monkey Business
From The Daily Edge
# Monkey Business

VIDEO: Orangutan rips t-shirt off tourist...

Apr 18th 2013, 9:13 AM 1,842 Views 0 Comments

…and wears it on his head.

# orangutan - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

7 reasons why you should look at this baby orangutan
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

7 reasons why you should look at this baby orangutan

Oct 23rd 2012, 2:57 PM 2,186 Views 2 Comments

Born a few days ago at Chester Zoo. Look at his little face.

# orangutan - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Apps for Apes brings iPads to Orangutans
# Apps4apes
From The Daily Edge
# Apps4apes

Apps for Apes brings iPads to Orangutans

Dec 29th 2011, 4:17 PM 2,305 Views 13 Comments

The pilot programme, run by Orangutan Outreach in Milwaukee Zoo, is helping to keep orangutans from feeling isolated while in captivity.

# orangutan - Friday 2 December, 2011

It’s Friday, so here’s a slideshow of orangutans from around the world
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

It’s Friday, so here’s a slideshow of orangutans from around the world

Dec 2nd 2011, 3:30 PM 2,509 Views 5 Comments

The weekend’s on its way – but the timing isn’t important: there’s always time to enjoy some primate party antics.

# orangutan - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Smoking Malaysian orangutan forced to kick the habit
# Cold Turkey
From The Daily Edge
# Cold Turkey

Smoking Malaysian orangutan forced to kick the habit

Sep 13th 2011, 6:56 PM 827 Views 2 Comments

Shirley is not being provided with any more cigarettes because “smoking is not normal behavior for orangutans,” according to one zoo official.

# orangutan - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

How to... save a drowning bird
# I've Got You
From The Daily Edge
# I've Got You

How to... save a drowning bird

Jun 15th 2011, 12:50 PM 4,706 Views 4 Comments

Step one: Enlist the assistance of an orangutan.

# orangutan - Friday 12 November, 2010

Red faces (and red hair) at Dublin Zoo
# Oops
# Oops

Red faces (and red hair) at Dublin Zoo

Nov 12th 2010, 9:58 AM 3,421 Views 0 Comments

Misguided “Orang utan Weekend” promotion appears to link red-haired children with the endangered species.