Orangutans Nurse Their Young For Much Longer Than You’d Think | National...

Orangutans Nurse Their Young For Much Longer Than You’d Think | National Geographic

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A new study has revealed that orangutans nurse their young for up to eight years or more, longer than any other primate. Unpredictable environments and lack of other foods may contribute to their older weaning ages. Orangutans are critically endangered and their biggest threats are habitat loss and poaching.
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Click to read more about the orangutan study.
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/05/orangutans-nursing-mothers-endangered/

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