Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Hang with orangutans in Borneo

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A huge alpha male orangutan (not Big Tom) at the
first feeding station. Picture: Obrien Barry
IT IS a magic moment. A strong hand plonks on my shoulder.

I look down to see two incredibly long arms reaching up and a young orang-utan pleading to be picked up.

My tentative hands oblige.

With arms around my neck, two beautiful black eyes peer quizzically into mine.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/travel/world/hang-with-orangutans-in-borneo/story-e6frfqai-1226532188229#ixzz2EfRLCj6g