This baby orangutan photograph shows an infant in her sleeping nest in the infant section of the Care Center for orphan orangutans. Each bay has a sleeping nest to simulate the security of the tree-top nest their mothers make in the rainforest canopy. The artist volunteers at this Care Center on the island of Borneo and has donated 100% of all her earnings on orangutan designs in her Zazzle gallery to support the hundreds of orphans.
Because orangutans are so gentle, some people mistakenly want them as a pet. Captivity is no life for these strong, athletic animals.
In the wild, orangutans are found only on two islands in Southeast Asia - Borneo and (to a lesser extent) Sumatra. See the CAre Center in action in the 2011 IMAX film "born To Be Wild" ,