Sumatran orangutan at New Orleans zoo gives birth to healthy male infant

Orangutans are critically endangered in the wild mainly due to habitat destruction

A critically endangered Sumatran orangutan has given birth in New Orleans to a healthy male baby, the Audubon Zoo said on Monday – but a twin male died in the womb.

Twelve-year-old Menari gave birth to the first baby without trouble on Christmas Eve and mothered him appropriately but had problems after that, the zoo said.

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