Deforestation Has Left These Young Orangutans Orphans… But Now They’ve Made A Loving Family For One Another!

Life in the wild is tough at the best of times. But losing your parents when you are not yet old enough to care for yourself is about as tough as it gets — and it usually means a death sentence.

Fortunately for the orangutans below, the Orangutan Foundation International rescue center has provided them with a sanctuary where they can get some much needed love and create new family bonds and friendships. Amazing photos!

1. These orphaned orangutans were photographed at a rescue center in Borneo. Although they have lost their parents, that have bonded as if they were siblings.

Deforestation Has Left These Young Orangutans Orphans... But Now They've Made A Loving Family For One Another!

Source: The Daily Mail.

2. Deforestation has destroyed the animals’ homes and decimated their population.

Deforestation Has Left These Young Orangutans Orphans... But Now They've Made A Loving Family For One Another!

Source: The Daily Mail.

3. A baby orangutan studies its mother’s mouth, learning how she uses it to perform different tasks. It can take up to eight years for a mother to fully raise her young.

Deforestation Has Left These Young Orangutans Orphans... But Now They've Made A Loving Family For One Another!

Source: The Daily Mail.

4. These cute and moving pictures were taken by famous Japanese wildlife photographer Mitsuaki Iwago.

Deforestation Has Left These Young Orangutans Orphans... But Now They've Made A Loving Family For One Another!

Source: The Daily Mail.

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