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How This School Prepares Orphan Orangutans for the Wild

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How This School Prepares Orphan Orangutans for the Wild

Short | 03:28

In Borneo, orphan orangutans are sent to a unique school in Kalimantan. There, they?ll be cared for in the early years of their life, and then later trained for a return to the wild.

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It's 7AM in Borneo. For the students at one of the world's most unusual schools, that means class is in session. Under threat from poachers and deforestation, orangutans are on the brink of extinction. But thanks to the efforts of the teachers at Nyaru Menteng, these youngsters still have a chance in the wild. Follow a group of orphaned orangutans as they learn the skills they need to survive.

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