'Inseparable' Mom And Baby Orangutans: Mother's Day Video Clip

Originally published on May 14, 2012 8:33 am

From this primate mother to all others out there ... Happy Mother's Day!

I'm sharing here a beautiful two-minute video from the forests of Sumatra; it shows the intense, prolonged mother-infant bond among orangutans (great apes from Asia).

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