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Waterworld
Orangutan
Wildlife portrait
Posing for you
In danger
Red Leaf Monkey, Borneo
Proboscis Monkey, Borneo
Loris, Borneo
Leopard Cat, Borneo
Buffy Fishing Owl
The floating market
Orangutan Love
Mother love
Locals Trying to Get Across the Lake
Borneo Rainforest in Sunny Day
Aki
Encounter
A lantern beetle in Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo
Shield back millipede while hiking in West Kalimantan
Mankind's Devastating Offspring
First step in the South China Sea
"Richie" the alpha male at the Semeggoh Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, Sarawak, Borneo
"Adorable Wilma" at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sabah, Borneo
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Orangutan Love

Capturing this shot was amazing. They really look like they are "posing" for the picture. Watching straight into the lens, like she wanted to make a portrait of her with her beloved son. The love between the mother and her son was striking. Also note the mighty hand of the mother.

TAGS: Borneo, Indonesia, Love, Orangutan, Wildlife

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Bonheiden, Belgium
Member since 2017
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Photo of the Day: 06.23.17 Editors' Pick
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© Gunther De Bruyne.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
Total Views: 2916
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: June 21, 2017, 10 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f3.2
ISO: ISO320
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PHOTO LOCATION Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesia