High in the trees of the rainforest in Sumatra, a baby orangutan is born. Follow her from birth to adulthood, as she learns to look after herself. See her eating her first solid food — mashed fruit, learning to climb, and relaxing in the "nest." She will stay with her mom, learning how to survive in the forest, until she is five years old.Also available in the Eye on the Wild series:Gorilla Cheetah Brown Bear Lion Sea Otter
About the Author
California -based wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas spends nine months of the year taking photographs of a wide variety of wildlife in the field. In recent years, she has specialized in documenting family life and has become well known for her unprecedented work with newborn animals. She has led instructional photography tours and workshops everywhere from Antarctica and the Arctic to Alaska and Montana. Her previous titles in the Eye on the Wild series include Gorilla, Cheetah, Lion, Brown Bear, Orangutan, and Sea Otter. She divides her time between San Rafael, CA, and Bristol, U.K.
"She is so weak she can barely raise her head. But her little fingers are very strong and she will use them to cling to her mum’s long red fur. The orangutan mum holds her baby close, to keep her safe and warm in the wet jungle." from the book