TITLE

Best Buddies at the Zoo

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;4/27/2007, Vol. 76 Issue 24, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that two tiger cub twins and a pair of baby orangutans have become unlikely friends at the Taman Safari zoo in Indonesia. The abandoned animals are playmates and they tease and cuddle up for naps. Zookeeper Sri Suwarni says the behavior of the animals are unusual and will never happen in the wild.
ACCESSION #
25919177

 

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