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Mahal, an orangutan who was rejected by his mother at a Colorado zoo, plays in his enclosure at the Milwaukee County Zoo when he was about 9 months old. Another orangutan, MJ, became his surrogate mother. Image courtesy of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Files.

Mahal, an orangutan who was rejected by his mother at a Colorado zoo, plays in his enclosure at the Milwaukee County Zoo when he was about 9 months old. Another orangutan, MJ, became his surrogate mother. Image courtesy of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Files.