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Orangutan of the Month: Unyuk from Camp Leakey

May, 28 2011

You may have already met adult female Unyuk, and her infant Ursula. They briefly feature in the recent film Born to be Wild IMAX 3D which was partially filmed at Camp Leakey, Tanjung Puting National Park, Central Borneo. A historic but still active research and conservation site, Camp Leakey is where Dr Biruté Mary Galdikas…

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Orangutan of the Month: Unyuk

April, 1 1999

This month, OFI features one of the Camp Leakey veteran orangutans: Unyuk. Unyuk is shown with her daughter, Uning during one of their visits to Camp Leakey. Unyuk came to Camp Leakey in the mid-1970s as a juvenile and quickly showed that she had a bright mind. Unyuk’s favorite activity was to steal the camp…

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