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A Disabled Orangutan Exhibits Shockingly Unusual Behavior

Short | 02:33

A young female orangutan spots something across the water. To investigate, she wades in and begins to swim ? startlingly unusual behavior for an orangutan.

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There's trouble on Bangamat Island. Pregnant Ponti is missing, and her baby is due any day. Scouring the forest in search of a runaway orangutan is no simple task. Meanwhile, Clara and her infant Clarita are finally healthy enough to join the rest of the orangutans after overcoming a traumatic kidnapping, but an icy reception from the other residents could spell disaster for this little family.

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