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The Orangutan Oook!

Postby Grace Speaker » Fri Jun 02, 2017 04:04 pm

I can't remember which thread it was in which we were talking about the beautiful little albino orang-utan that had been rescued from brutal captivity a few weeks ago, so thought I'd start a new thread just for any orang-utan related stuff.

This beautiful little girl has been named Alba, which means 'white' in Latin and 'dawn' in Spanish and is approx. 5 years old - still a baby really, so I dread to think what the poachers did to her poor mother in order to get her :evil: :cry: . She is doing much better now, has a much improved appetite and is putting on weight :D :D :D She is in the care of the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation and by the looks of it, getting some much needed TLC.

Here's the links to some updates:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AU-Fe2WADU
http://www.orangutan.or.id/meet-alba-the-albino-orangutan-rescued-bos-foundation-with-central-kalimantan-bksda

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Re: The Orangutan Oook!

Postby Grace Speaker » Thu Aug 23, 2018 06:44 pm

Oook!

Is anyone else watching the Orangutan Jungle School series on Channel 4? :D

It's on Wednesday evenings and is just wonderful - and Alba has just made her debut :thumbl: Fantastic to see her settling in and playing with the other orphans. So very glad that these places exist

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