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The adorable leopard cubs who are best friends with a baby orangutan.

Just five weeks old, these twin baby leopards are as inquisitive as they are adorable - which is how they've made friends with a baby orangutan. Solka and his sister Chant go to Rishi, aged one, for warm cuddles in his already long fur. The pair, both African leopards were born at The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. They now weigh around more here


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Palm Oil Production – Orangutans Extinct in 10 Years?

We hear about good oils and bad oils – the eating kind not the crude kind – as they relate to our health. And we hear about the bad done to our planet because of the latter, but not usually the former. But it turns out great damage is being done to the planet due to certain food oils as well.One oil, palm oil, is especially bad – it’s pretty daunting how many products it’s in, it seems like nearly all more here


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Suryia the Orangutan & Roscoe the Hound on YouTube

Check out this adorable YouTube video of Suryia the Orangutan and Roscoe the Blue Tick Hound. Suryia is an animal ambassador at the sanctuary helping to raise baby primates but likes nothing better than spending quality time with his canine friend on his day off. They will spend a few hours each day together rolling around, swimming, said Dr Antle. Suryia will take Roscoe for walks around more here


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The odd couple: How an orang-utan and stray dog became best friends... and landed a slot on Oprah

Odd couples come in all shapes and sizes but the story of the primate and the canine who are best friends has proved to be a match made in showbiz heaven. Suryia the orang-utan and Roscoe a Blue Tick hound became friends when they crossed paths at a South Carolina sanctuary for endangered anim more here


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The orangutan who just loves to jet ski

While most orangutans have to make do with swinging from the trees, cheeky Surya just loves aping about on a jet ski. The four-year-old orangutan is given a child's jet ski to play on as part of his activities at The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (TIGERS) in Miami, Florida. Surya is allowed to play in the water on the motorised water bike as part of TIGERS weekly enrich more here


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A Junglebook jolly as toddler Emily and baby orangutan Rishi monkey around together

In a crawling race across the grass they're evenly matched. But Emily Bland will need a little practice before taking on her new friend at tree-climbing. The little girl, two, met one-year-old orangutan Rishi at an animal centre while visiting with her father. They took to each other straight away and spent more here


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Toddler strikes up friendship with orangutan

Emily Bland was visiting The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (T.I.G.E.R.S) in Miami, when she met one-year-old organgutan Rishi. The pair formed an immediate bond, playing, laughing and even enjoying a mid-afternoon tea party. Older male orangutans refuse to accept new males into the family, so Rishi had to leave the Jungle Island animal park where he was born more here


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Jungle king finds a friend

A CHILD and a lonely orangutan have struck up an unlikely friendship – after spending time MONKEYING around. Two-year-old Emily Bland met her mate when dad Barry took her to The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species in Miami, Florida. Rishi the orangutan was born at the Jungle Island animal sanctuary in Miami just over a year ago. But he was rejected by the males in his more here



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