Posts tagged with ‘Orangutan’

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Come See the Baby Orangutan!

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Baby Bornean orangutan at the Phoenix Zoo

On Monday, October 13 our baby orangutan made his big public debut! The baby boy (who is yet to be named) clung to his mother Bess as she came up from the orangutan night house into one of the two day rooms of their habitat; Orang-Hutan: “People of the Forest.” Guests, staff and news media […]

Baby Orangutan Update

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Our baby orangutan is now almost one month old! The male and his Mom, Bess, are doing well and continue to spend time in the night house under the watchful eye of keepers and Zoo veterinarians. We’re just as excited as you for his public debut and appreciate all of the messages of support we’ve […]

Bornean Orangutan Born at the Phoenix Zoo

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The Phoenix Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a baby boy Bornean orangutan. The orangutan was born on Tuesday afternoon, September 2, 2014 to mother Bess and father Michael. The newborn is the second baby born to Bess and Michael, joining eight-year-old sister Kasih. Mom and baby appear to be doing well and […]

Phoenix Zoo Welcomes Male Orangutan

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The Phoenix Zoo is excited to welcome our newest resident; Daniel, a seven-year-old Bornean orangutan. Daniel comes to Arizona from the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in Cleveland, Ohio. He arrived in Phoenix the night of November 13, 2013 via United airlines, accompanied by one of his longtime keepers who will stay several days to help him […]