Baby orangutans, which had previously suffered from respiratory problems, sitting in a basket at a nursery in the rehabilitation centre operated by the BOSF on the outskirts of Palangkaraya in Central Kalimantan.  Photo: AFP Baby orangutans, which had previously suffered from respiratory problems, sitting in a basket at a nursery in the rehabilitation centre operated by the BOSF on the outskirts of Palangkaraya in Central Kalimantan.  Photo: AFP
Baby orangutans, which had previously suffered from respiratory problems, sitting in a basket at a nursery in the rehabilitation centre operated by the BOSF on the outskirts of Palangkaraya in Central Kalimantan. Photo: AFP

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Baby orangutans, which had previously suffered from respiratory problems, sitting in a basket at a nursery in the rehabilitation centre operated by the BOSF on the outskirts of Palangkaraya in Central Kalimantan.  Photo: AFP Baby orangutans, which had previously suffered from respiratory problems, sitting in a basket at a nursery in the rehabilitation centre operated by the BOSF on the outskirts of Palangkaraya in Central Kalimantan.  Photo: AFP
Baby orangutans, which had previously suffered from respiratory problems, sitting in a basket at a nursery in the rehabilitation centre operated by the BOSF on the outskirts of Palangkaraya in Central Kalimantan. Photo: AFP
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