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Audubon Zoo Asking Public to Help Name Critically Endangered Orangutan Infant

Audubon Zoo’s dedicated orangutan care team have narrowed their selection of names for the infant down to their top three favorites and are asking the public for help to decide the winner!

The public can vote in a poll beginning today, February 9, and ending on, February 16 at 5 p.m. CST. The poll is being hosted HERE on the Zoo’s website.

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The infant’s dedicated team have been caring for him 24/7 since he was born on December 24, 2021. He’s spending most of his days in the orangutan building getting to meet the rest of the orangutan group through visual introductions. The infant continues to gain weight and his care team are providing him with more exercise opportunities to encourage him to build up his grip strength and stamina.

Read more about the infant’s story: Critically Endangered Orangutan Gives Birth at Audubon Zoo (

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