Orangutan Mother and Baby

Orangutan Mother and Baby, Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesia

Orangutan Mother and Baby, Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesia
It’s been awhile since I posted an orangutan, so here’s a double shot of two of them — a mother and her baby from Tanjung Puting National Park in Indonesia. Both photos were shot wide angle at 17mm (I just backed up a bit for the first) so you can see how comfortable they were with my presence.
Nikon D700 with Nikkor 17-35mm lens (at 17mm) ISO 800, f/4.5 at 1/250th of a second

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  1. Sue April 7, 2017 at 12:45 am #

    Wow – must have been something to have seen this in person. Nice shot!

  2. Susan Rubeo April 7, 2017 at 6:54 am #

    Amazing that the mother would let you get so close to her baby as it just hangs on to tree,really showed the colors of them

    Aunt Sue

  3. mom April 7, 2017 at 6:55 am #

    I so love these mother and baby shots. You really need to do a book of these!

  4. Peter Butterfield April 7, 2017 at 8:35 am #

    —– A parental tale
    —– A deep commitment can yield
    —– Loves sweet rewards .

  5. GH April 7, 2017 at 12:08 pm #

    Those are wow.

  6. Rachel Bellenoit April 7, 2017 at 4:21 pm #


  7. michael huber April 10, 2017 at 12:44 am #

    it looks like mother and childn are having great time to getter, on this day. )

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