World's Only Baby Orangutan Hospital

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This little cutie is June-Junior. She was only 2 pounds 6 ounces when she was born. Photo BARM/Fame Pictures

Is it possible to look at a baby orangutan without uttering an "awwww!" (or four)? We don't think so. Especially when said primate has a shock of orange hair and is looking at you through the bars of a crib.

At the world's only hospital for baby orangutans in Malaysia, infant primates who've been abandoned or rejected by their mothers (how could they!) are nourished back to health by teams of nurses and veterinarians. The hospital was built in 2004 and is located at Bukit Merah Lake Town Resort, as in, yes, you can go there and visit!

Dubbed "Orangutan Island," the baby orangutans are all of the Pongo Pygmaeus species native to Borneo. Once nearly extinct, the species is still considered "endangered."

Now, what'd we do with our passports?

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