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National Geographic has announced the winners of its annual photo competition, with the Grand Prize Winner Jayaprakash Joghee Bojan receiving a prize of $7,500 for his image of an orangutan in Borneo.
Safari World was outed more than 10 years ago for using orangutans that had been smuggled from Indonesian jungles.
Humans arrived at about the same time, clearing forests and presumably hunting orangutans.
What do African clawed frogs, orangutans and goats all have in common?
Chantek, a male orangutan who lived at Zoo Atlanta, was one of the first apes to successfully learn American Sign Language.
Wildlife activists say thousands of gorillas, chimpanzees and orangutans are sold on the black market every year to unscrupulous zoos, as exotic pets and even to brothels.
In 2014, Goldberg and his colleagues published a paper explaining what had caused the mysterious death of Mahal, the popular orangutan at the Milwaukee County Zoo.
The breakthrough came in 2013, when researchers found parts of a skeleton belonging to a male orangutan that had been killed by locals in Batang Toru.
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