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The King Of The Swingers

Sepilok is the home of the Orangutan Rehabilitation Center in Sabah, Borneo. This was another big item on our wish list while planning our trip back in London as Orangutans (Pongo Pygmaeus) have always fascinated us. 490 more words


Monday's Monkeys #12

First thing you might notice?  They aren’t monkeys.  And you’d be right (give yourself a gold star).  Monday’s Monkeys are taking a break and introducing you to Monday’s… 298 more words


San Diego Zoo's Great Apes

Some of my most beloved of favourite animals are our closest relatives the great apes.  The San Diego Zoo’s great apes consist of bonobos, Western gorillas and Bornean orangutans.  702 more words

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sydney jo.

I am a daughter born in the small town of Kirksville, Missouri where the population was a mere 17,000 compared to the 178,000 of my now home Knoxville. 520 more words

The one Orangutan fact that blew me off the branch....and I'm not that easily shaken off it.

Here it is: ORANGUTANS.LOVE.CHICKEN. Yes, chicken. Boiled. Skinless. CHICKEN.

But the  preferences don’t stop at just that- Sumatran Orangutans will eat only white meat, while Borneos have a penchant for thighs. 78 more words


Rainforest with the orangutans

My friend and I have been talking about looking for orangutans for almost a year! (we are animal people! :p) Hence, the weekend trip to… 573 more words



“What do you want to do with your life Hannah?” THIS is what I want to do:

1. Save the Orang-utans

Now I can tell you are thinking this is a bit ambitious because yes, obviously I cannot single handedly save an entire population of them. 314 more words