North America’s oldest orangutan born in zoo dies in Seattle

This 2006 photo provided by the Woodland Park Zoo shows a orangutan named Towan at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo. Towan, 48 years, died Thursday, March 24, 2016, during a veterinary examination. He had been taking medication for respiratory issues, which zoo officials say hadn't improved his condition. (Ryan Hawk/Woodland Park Zoo via AP)SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle zoo says North America's oldest orangutan born in a zoo has died after struggling with respiratory problems.


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April 1, 2016 3:18 pm

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