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Title Monkey world specials. 1, Orange hooligans / directed by Anne Sommerfield ; narrated by Ralf Little ; produced by Anne Sommerfield
Published Hove, England : Orange Smarty, 2020


Description 1 online resource (45 minutes)
Summary In this fascinating and insightful three part series we follow some of the most endearing and endangered primates on the planet, including the loveable Orphaned Orangutans, the fun loving Woolly monkeys, and the secretive nocturnal Slow Loris. In this episode we delve into the world of the European Crèche for Orphan Orangutans. Set up 15 years ago to care for baby orangutans from across Europe who had been orphaned, or rejected by their mothers, we follow the story behind why the crèche was created, and some of the crazy characters that have found a home, and family there. Since opening its doors the crèche has taken on 12 vulnerable orphans, and each charismatic little character arrives with their own particular set of needs. The parks primate care staff hand rear the babies until they are old enough to join the crèche full time and then the foster mums take over looking out for the youngsters. The ultimate goal is get the orphans to develop strong social bonds with other orangutans, so there's lots of playtime for these little hooligans. But the crèche isn't just about caring for loveable little orangutans, it was set up by Monkey World to solve a big problem. Female orangutans, who are orphans themselves, tend to reject their babies as they don't know how to look after them, this is known as the cycle of abandonment. And there's great excitement at the park when two adult females, who graduated from the crèche, become mum's and raise their babies. From nurturing new lives to mending years of damage - this is the story of the Orange Hooligans!
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed May 13, 2022)
In English
Subject Orangutans -- Infancy
Orangutans -- Behavior.
Endangered species.
Endangered species
Orangutans -- Behavior
Genre/Form documentary film.
Documentary films
Documentary films.
Form Streaming video
Author Sommerfield, Anne, director, producer
Little, Ralf, 1981- narrator.
Orange Smarty (Firm), publisher
Other Titles Orange hooligans