Critically Endangered Orangutan Born At Chester Zoo

One of the world’s most endangered primates has been born at Chester Zoo. The precious youngster - a critically endangered Sumatran Orangutan – has arrived to mum Emma, 34. It followed an eight & a half month pregnancy. Primate experts at the zoo say they are yet to determine the sex of the tiny newcomer, who has been clinging tightly to mum since entering the world. Claire Parry, one of the zoo’s specialist primate keepers, said: "It’s wonderful to see her cradling it so gently."

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