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Orangutans: The Great Ape Escape

Natural World, 2013-2014 Episode 6 of 10

Leonora is no ordinary orangutan, she is a pioneer. With her three year old son in her arms, she is about to set off on an epic journey back to the wild - the great ape escape. It is a long way from what she is used to. After being orphaned as a baby, she has spent the majority of her life in a rescue centre. She is leaving behind 600 other orangutans, all of whom are relying on her for their chance at freedom. If Leonora can make it, they could too.

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1 hour

Last on

Wed 25 May 2016 23:00


Role Contributor
ProducerAnnie Backhouse
DirectorAnnie Backhouse
Executive ProducerChris Cole
Series ProducerRoger Webb
NarratorJuliet Stevenson
ParticipantLone Droscher-Nielsen

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