Baby Orangutan in Chicago – level 3

16-01-2017 07:00

A baby orangutan made her adorable debut at two weeks old at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, USA. She was born on December 20th to proud parents Sophie and Ben. Now the public can enjoy her in all of her charming splendour, although the first few weeks seem to be very tiring for her.

Zoo officials say that people can see her on most mornings as she continuously clings to her mother and frequently naps.

She is one of just 94 Bornean orangutans and 87 Sumatran orangutans living in North American zoos.

Difficult words: splendour (impressiveness), cling (hold tightly).

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