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Malaysia, Borneo, Sarawak, Jungle

These Orang-utans were photographed in the jungle of Sarawak. In the Semenggoh Nature Reserve. A reserve to save the Orang Utan. On the island of Borneo, in 16 years, nearly 150,000 orangutans have disappeared, victims of deforestation and of the exploitation of natural resources. This finding, overwhelming, is also a consequence of the hunt. A dense forest in which they are given food. A wooden tray is used to lay food. They have a rope to access the wooden tray. That's why you see them doing gymnastic around this rope. We had to wait a long time ... after an hour arrived a mother and her cub and several males ...

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Taken on June 24, 2017