via the Smithsonian National Zoo
From the National Zoo:
“For the first time in 25 years, primate staff at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo are celebrating the birth of a male Bornean orangutan. He was born at 8:52 p.m. Sept. 12. Both 19 years old, female Batang and male Kyle bred in January following a breeding recommendation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Species Survival Plan (SSP). Primate staff have confirmed the newborn is a male. Animal care staff have observed Batang nursing the infant who has been clinging closely to his mother, and they are cautiously optimistic that the newborn will thrive. The Great Ape House will remain closed to provide Batang a quiet space to bond with her infant.”
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SIX courtesy Broadway at The National From a press release: “Broadway at The National has announced its 2024/2025 season, featuring the highly anticipated D.C. premiere of HARRY POTTER AND THE…
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