L.A. Unleashed

All things animal in Southern
California and beyond

« Previous Post | L.A. Unleashed Home | Next Post »

Keeper has an armful of orangutans

October 15, 2008 |  1:18 pm

You_would__smile_too

Baby orangutans Mariam, Ayu and Jarot -- yes, there are three -- cling to their keeper Ayub Damianto at an orangutan rehabilitation center in Sibolangit, in Indonesia's North Sumatra province. Orangutans in the wild are on the brink of extinction due to poaching, the pet trade and habitat loss.

Photo: Binsar Bakkara/Associated Press

Comments ()

Advertisement










Video