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Accredited North American Zoos with Orangutans

I came across a cool list today!  It’s a list of accredited zoos in North America that have orangutans!  So far I’ve only been to two of them, but it’s kind of cool to have a complete list to hope … Continue reading

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Orangutan Photos from the Fort Worth Zoo

I recently visited the Fort Worth Zoo with my friend, and they had my favorite animals there: orangutans!  As before when I visited San Diego, I wanted to share some of my photos with you!  Unfortunately, they didn’t have any flanged … Continue reading

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Favorite Orangutan Photos

As I’ve made obvious many, many times before, orangutans are my favorite creatures.  I have quite a few favorite photos of orangutans, besides my own, so I thought I’d share them with you.  Enjoy! This one is probably my absolute favorite.  He … Continue reading

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Chantek the Human

If you’ve never heard about Chantek before, now’s the perfect time to do so.  There’s a great, and free, documentary about him online that I’d highly recommend.  His story is both fascinating and heartbreaking.  He was raised by humans on … Continue reading

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Sandra the Orangutan

A court in Argentina has declared an orangutan a non-human person! I’m really happy to hear this.  I’ve thought for a while that there ought to exist some sort of “socius” status for creatures who don’t fit into human society … Continue reading

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Homo sylvestris, orang-outang: Thinks, believes that the earth was made for it, and that sometime it will be master again. -Carolus Linnaeus

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