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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Sumatran orangutan rescue confiscated from residents

Officers Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) holding a baby Sumatran Orangutan after getting help to quarantine, at the center of Kuta Mbelin, Sibolangit, North Sumatra, Indonesia on October 20, 2015. The forestry officials along the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) managed to repatriate two baby orangutans Sumatra smuggled by four actors to Malaysia. Wildlife trade is estimated at hundreds of billion in this year worldwide.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Deli Serdang, Indonesia
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Albert Ivan Damanik