Animals: Fourth Orang-utan

Heavy curtains draped a cage in Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo last week. Zoomen tiptoed up, peeked, whispered excitedly. Inside what looked like a ridiculously shriveled old shanty Irishman— wrinkled of face and belly, with reddish sideburns and a reddish fringe about its round, bald head—clung to its 110-lb. mother's hairy leg and squeaked. Daughter of the Zoo's Jiggs and Nancy, it was 10 in. long, weighed 2¼lb. and was, so far as zoo officials knew, the fourth orangutan ever born in a U. S. zoo. Zoomen had to leave it strictly alone because an...

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