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Mother saves baby orangutan

By Brenda Stokoe

In the early 90s we captured on film a charming orangutan family story. The first photo of the short series shows the baby at the base of the tree trunk. Shot number two indicates it has climbed to the top, clinging on and crying for help, not understanding how to get down. Photo three has mother coming to the rescue. The final photo shows the concern and caring stance adopted by the father as he places his arm around his family. A very happy ending!

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