Story: Zoos and aquariums

Orang-utans (1st of 4)


One or more of the large ape species – chimpanzees, gorillas and orang-utans – are usually kept in New Zealand’s zoos. Bornean orang-utans, like these ones, are only held at Auckland Zoo.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Zoos and aquariums - Zoo animals and entertainment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008