Ten rescued orangutans returned to the wild in Indonesia

Ten rescued orangutans returned to the wild in Indonesia

The Guardian

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Helicopters carried critically endangered great apes deep into forest from rehabilitation centres

Ten orangutans have been released back into the wild in the Indonesian part of Borneo island, with helicopters used to ferry the critically endangered great apes deep into the forest from rehabilitation centres.

The Bornean orangutans had all been in captivity before their rescue. They include Nenuah, a 19-year-old female who had been repatriated from Thailand, according to the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF).

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