World Tiger Day is celebrated every year on July 29 to raise awareness about this magnificent but critically endangered cat. All tigers are endangered, but the Malayan Tiger is one of the rarest of all. According to Tim Tetzlaff, Director of Conservation at the Naples Zoo, we have less than 80 to 120 breeding adults in the wild and about 55 to 60 in captivity in North America.
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ATLANTA, GA — Satu, an orangutan with a family history of heart disease at Zoo Atlanta, has received an Implantable Loop Recorder (ILR) as part of the Great Ape Heart Project.
ATLANTA - There's more for scientists to learn about the behaviors of great apes and what might lead to heart disease. One Zoo Atlanta orangutan may play a crucial part in some of those medical discoveries. Satu, a 17-year-old male Bornean orangutan, received an Implantable Loop Recorder that will monitor changes in his heart rhythm.
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Club for fans of monkeys and any other primates! (This means gorillas, lemurs, chimps, orangutans, etc etc) Monkeys are cool and they love fruits and hanging out with their friends :) Suggest entries or post about your favorite monkeys or funny monkey pictures in the comments!! (no rude or mean...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, July 19 (Daily Mirror) – Two chimpanzees and two orangutan's were suspected to be infected with the COVID virus at the Dehiwala zoological gardens, Wildlife Protection State Minister Wimalaweera Dissanayake said. The four animals have been separated from the rest of the animals and sent for...
Motherly Love – Bornean Orangutan Original Pastel Painting. Image reference courtesy of Wildlife Reference Photos for Artists. Orangutans apes are one of the largest arboreal mammals and spend most of their time in trees. They are known for their deep red fur, share over 96% of our genes, and are highly intelligent.
Gerd Schuster, co-author of Thinkers of the Jungle: The Orangutan Report describes the below photo he captured as follow. “A male orangutan, clinging precariously to overhanging branches, flails the water with a pole, trying desperately to spear a passing fish…. This individual had seen locals fishing with spears on the...
Sumi-e is an 8th century technique in Japan. It consists of painting on paper with Indian ink and is part of Zen culture. Here, the terrible fate reserved for the Bornean orangutans because of the madness of man.
As in the film “The Planet of the Apes”, the Orangutans are the decision makers, the Gorillas the armed wing of power, the Chimpanzees the rest of the people. If monkey money is worthless money, what is the value of our so-called civilized societies? This fresco speaks of human affairs, power, violence, justice, freedom, the democratic ideal.
In southeast Wisconsin, you can spend your Saturday morning with some rather interesting company. The Racine Zoo hosts regular “Breakfast With The Animals” events that allow you to enjoy a waffle with an eagle, some bacon with a bear, or perhaps a little orange juice with an orangutan. It’s a chance to learn more about these fascinating creatures and enjoy a breakfast you won’t forget. Here’s what you need to know about enjoying Breakfast With the Animals.
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Photographer David Yarrow wows fans with exclusive content uploaded to YouTube. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1966, David Yarrow is a renowned fine art photographer famed for documenting the natural world from new perspectives. Starting out as a photographer for The London Times, Yarrow's later work, particularly that focused on conservation and largely completed in the last decade, has been career-defining.