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Keeper has an armful of orangutans

October 15, 2008 |  1:18 pm


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

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