An orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) waits to be released into the wild on Kaja Island near Palangkaraya in Central Kalimantan on Thursday. (Antara Photo/Hafidz Mubarak A.)

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BY :ANTARA PHOTO

SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

A total of 37 orangutans are currently receiving treatment for respiratory tract infections at the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation's rehabilitation center in Nyaru Menteng, Palangkaraya. The orangutans started suffering from breathing problems after being exposed for weeks to extreme smoke and haze from forest fires on Kalimantan Island. 

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