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National Geographic’s best photographers are on assignment – and they’re taking you along for the ride. Travel to the tropics of Borneo, where photographer Tim Laman races against time to bring attention to a palm oil industry that's wiping out some of the last remaining orangutan habitats.

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Nice Shot! An Orangutan's Hairy Climb
To get this once-in-a-lifetime shot, photographer Tim Laman needed ropes, ingenuity—and patience.
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Inside the Private Lives of Orangutans
Scientists are gaining vital insights into the red apes at a time when they face a precarious future.
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The Bittersweet Life Story of a Captive Orangutan
Rejected by her mother, Wattana had to learn from the humans around her.
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Orangutans Are More Like Us Than You Think
Tim Laman and Cheryl Knott, who have dedicated their lives to studying the great ape, talk about their new show on Nat Geo WILD.

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