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orangutan
Jessie Cohen, NZP photographer

Bonnie, a female orangutan, on the O Line, the National Zoo's orangutan transport system.

The world's largest tree-dwelling animal, the orangutan relies upon its intelligence and well-adapted body to survive in the tropical rainforest, and, in Bonnie's case, on this system of cables and towers where she can travel between buildings above Zoo grounds.

Meet the National Zoo's Orangutans

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