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Orangutan Violet with her newborn baby

Arrival of baby orangutan is a symbol of hope for conservation in Sumatra

One of the last great stands of rain forest in the deforestation hotspot of the Indonesian island of Sumatra has welcomed an exciting new addition: a baby female orangutan. The infant is the first orangutan born in the Thirty Hills conservation concession since WWF and its partners began managing the 100,000-acre forest in 2015.