Baby orangutan gives mom a kiss...If you want the Orangutans to stay around DO NOT BUY anything with palm oil and never buy Teak wood those are the main things they are cutting the rain forest down for, Demolishing the Rain Forest for the all mighty dollar!! And ruining their habitat and killing the mothers who stand their ground to protect their babies. Mostly in Borneo, Sumatra and Java.
A tender moment transpires between mother and infant orangutans in Borneo's Tanjung Puting National Park (Indonesia) The arboreal species has one of the longest intervals between births among mammals, typically around eight years - Photograph by Jami Tarris
Gorilla parenting skills are among the most developed in the animal kingdom. Mothers can expect to invest years caring for their vulnerable offspring. Although male gorillas do not take an active role in caring for infants, they play an important role in their socialization.