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Zoo to welcome baby orangutan

Discussion in 'Yahoo News: Zoos' started by RSS, 10 Feb 2015.

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    Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison is holding a baby shower this weekend to allow the public to celebrate the first ape birth at the zoo since 2001. Bornean orangutans Kawan and Datu are expecting a baby in 6-8 weeks. The gestation period for an orangutan is 8-9 months. The zoo has partnered with local medical professionals to help make sure Kawan and her baby are cared for. UW and Meriter hospitals ... More...