Proud Mum Shows Off Baby Orangutan: ZooBorns

BarcroftAnimalsPublished: April 6, 2017286 views
Published: April 6, 2017

Zookeepers at Chester Zoo are celebrating the birth of a critical endangered Bornean orangutan. The fuzzy orange baby is the first of its kind to be born at the British zoo in almost a decade and is an important milestone for conservationist efforts. Recent estimates indicate that less than 55,000 Bornean orangutans are left on the island of Borneo in Indonesia - the only place they can be found in the wild.

Videographer / director: ZooBorns
Producer: Hannah Stevens, Ruby Coote
Editor: Joshua Douglas

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