Orangutan: Out of the cage and into the jungle

Orangutan: Out of the cage and into the jungle

On the Indonesian island of Sumatra, orangutans are being released into the wild. The female ape, Dora, who was raised in captivity, went to primate school at a reintroduction station, to prepare for release into the wild.
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