Baby apes! Columbus Zoo says bonobo, orangutan are expecting

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – The Columbus Zoo’s great ape family is growing by two, as they prepare for the birth of two endangered apes – a bonobo and Bornean orangutan.

The mother orangutan, 17-year-old Khali, and bonobo, 18-year-old Faith, are entering the later stages of their pregnancies and are expected to give birth in late fall of this year.

Orangutans are listed as critically endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species, while bonobos are classified as endangered.

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