Photo safari – Orangutans Part 2

By Ed Yong | April 24, 2010 4:00 pm

More shots from Perth Zoo’s wonderful orangutan exhibit. Orangutans are all too capable of walking on two legs from time to time, and this penchant for bipedalism allows them to negotiate tricky parts of the canopy. One of the females in Perth Zoo is particualrly fond of ambling around on two legs. These photos of her doing so look for all the world like a human in an orangutan costume…

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Comments (4)

  1. NewEnglandBob

    Beautiful hair, but she needs it trimmed :)

  2. She could be a 70’s disco diva.

  3. Maddy

    She looks like she is on a good night out slumped against the wall, bottle in hand!

  4. These photos of her doing so look for all the world like a human in an orangutan costume…
    AGREED

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