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  1. Orang-utans getting closer to mum

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... babies. On the day they were born, the first-time mother had held her children but not fed them. The zookeepers decided they had to take Wan Wan and Wah Wah away to feed them. It was no small feat: they first had to anaesthetise the 75kg Raba. It has proved an even greater task reintroducing the babies to their mother. A few days after the birth, the zookeepers brought the twins ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992206/orang-utans-getting-closer-mum
  2. Orang-utans and their mother are still far from being a family

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to fully accept her twins. If she shows any real interest, the zookeepers will help forge deeper family ties. For the first seven months after their births, they were taken care of by human hands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006823/orang-utans-and-their-mother-are-still-far-being-family

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