2002 Photo Contest, Nature, 3rd prize

Viviane Moos

Sipa Press

19 April, 2001

New arrival Mona is fingerprinted at an orangutan rehabilitation center. Her vital data is collected, and growth and medical monitoring continue for years, until she is released into the forest. The Nyaru Menteng center takes in injured or abandoned orangutans. Through mistreatment by humans, and the deforestation of their habitats, orangutan numbers have fallen.

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Viviane Moos

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