Orangutans

The orangutan offering a helping hand

The ape seemingly wanted to rescue a warden
Anil T Prabhakar was on a safari with friends in the Indonesian region of Borneo and was preparing himself for a trip full of surprises. Yet, he probably never imagined he would capture an amazing moment in which an orangutan stretched out its hand to help a warden out of snake-infested water. He told BBC Newsday how he came to immortalise the astonishing encounter between the ape and the man.

(Photo: Orangutan stretches out its hand to a warden. Credit: Anil T Prabhakar / SWNS)
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