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  • caption: Orangutans spend the first 16 years of their lives learning from their mothers.
    The Wild with Chris Morgan

    People of the forest: the orangutans of Sumatra

    Northern Sumatra is a magical tropical home to the endangered orangutan. But their rainforest home is being cut down, and many are orphaned as their habitat is lost. Researchers are working hard to understand how orangutans process and learn, while others rehabilitate young individuals for a life back in the wild.