This baby orangutan clung to her mum like velcro as they swung through the treetops

Pictures of the day: 17 May 2013

This baby orangutan clung to her mum like velcro as they swung through the treetops

The tiny Borneon orangutan - aged just 18 months - is seen cuddling up to his 12-year-old mother after tucking into a snack of fresh leaves ...

moment tiny baby orangutan gently bites his mother's nose

The tiny Borneon orangutan - aged just 18 months - is seen cuddling up to his 12-year-old mother after tucking into a snack of fresh leaves ...

Young Orang-Utan (Pongo pygmaeus). Gunung Leuser National Park, Indonesia

20 stunning close encounters with animals

Young Orang-Utan (Pongo pygmaeus). Gunung Leuser National Park, Indonesia

Their devoted carers are looking after the fun-loving infant apes as they recover from high fevers and serious coughs brought on by the arid fumes

Baby orangutans cuddle after escaping from Indonesian forest fires

Their devoted carers are looking after the fun-loving infant apes as they recover from high fevers and serious coughs brought on by the arid fumes

A young orangutan scrunches up its face. This image was highly commended in Wildlife Photographer of the Year, 2009. - © Brian W Matthews

A young orangutan scrunches up its face. This image was highly commended in Wildlife Photographer of the Year, 2009. - © Brian W Matthews

A rescued baby orangutan - photo © Orangutan Foundation International

A rescued baby orangutan - photo © Orangutan Foundation International

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