Endangered Ape Giving Birth Despite Negative Pregnancy Tests Is the Hope We Need in 2020

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Endangered Ape Giving Birth Despite Negative Pregnancy Tests Is the Hope We Need in 2020


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Endangered Ape Giving Birth Despite Negative Pregnancy Tests Is the Hope We Need in 2020

A critically endangered Bornean orangutan baby’s birth at a zoo has taken its keepers by surprise.

The Chester Zoo recently welcomed the endangered ape’s ‘wonderful’ arrival as a joyous and somewhat shocking event. The Bornean orangutan baby’s arrival took the zoo officials by surprise as multiple tests on its mother Leia failed to spot the pregnancy. They are also baffled because a typical orangutan’s pregnancy lasts about eight and a half months, so the pregnancy tests should have come positive.