A female orangutan recently born at the Mt. Tarak protected forest on the island of Borneo now has a name.
The baby born in March was named Sinar by Indonesia’s Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya.
“Sinar was born last month in a healthy condition. She was observed actively suckling from her mother Susi,” said Wiratno, who goes by one name, head of nature conservation and ecosystems at the ministry, in a statement on Tuesday.
The mother Susi was rescued from captivity by the Natural Resources Conservation Agency in Indonesia’s West Kalimantan province in 2011.
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