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#Orangutan

From TheJournal.ie New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered Research

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Orangutan who learned to communicate in sign language dies aged 39 Ape Who Went To College

Orangutan who learned to communicate in sign language dies aged 39

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

From TheJournal.ie A rare albino orangutan has been rescued in Borneo and the public are being asked to name her Rare Species This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Baby orangutan found in urine soaked box now attending 'pre-school' Swing When You're Winning

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

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

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

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

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

…and wears it on his head.

7 reasons why you should look at this baby orangutan

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

Apps for Apes brings iPads to Orangutans

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

It’s Friday, so here’s a slideshow of orangutans from around the world Work Can Wait This post contains images

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

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

Smoking Malaysian orangutan forced to kick the habit

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

How to... save a drowning bird I've Got You This post contains videos

How to... save a drowning bird

Step one: Enlist the assistance of an orangutan.

From TheJournal.ie Red faces (and red hair) at Dublin Zoo Oops This post contains images

Red faces (and red hair) at Dublin Zoo

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