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Episode 4

Orangutan Diary, Series 1 Episode 4 of 5

Michaela Strachan and Steve Leonard present a series featuring orphaned and rescued orangutans in Borneo.

Michaela and Steve are encouraged by the progress of Grendon, Ellie and Lomon - the orphaned baby orangutans who are being re-trained for a life in the wild. In the 'Forest School' classes, even tragic Lomon, who was beaten and starved while being kept a pet, is finally making progress. Plus, Steve travels out to rescue a tiny baby orangutan that is being illegally held in a village - but the villagers have no intention of surrendering the baby.

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30 minutes

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Wed 22 Jun 2016 19:30


Role Contributor
PresenterMichaela Strachan
PresenterSteve Leonard
Executive ProducerSara Ford
Series ProducerNigel Pope

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