Friend Today, Food Tomorrow

March 2007
Current Events;3/19/2007, Vol. 106 Issue 21, p6
The article focuses on two 5-month-old orangutans and a pair of 1-month-old Sumatran tigers being friends. They were all abandoned by their mothers shortly after birth and have developed friendship in the nursery of the Taman Safari zoo in Cisarua, Indonesia. However, according to the zoo officials, they will have to be separated soon as the orangutans will look less like friends and more like dinner to the tiger cubs, because tigers naturally prey on orangutans.


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