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250 N. Fifth Street
Zionsville, IN 46077
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
The Intimate Ape: Orangutans and The Secret Life of a Vanishing Species
The Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center, an innovative 20,000 square-foot education, research and conservation facility, opened May 24 at the Indianapolis Zoo. If you'd like to learn more about orangutans and the people who champion them, you might want to read The Intimate Ape: Orangutans and the Secret Life of a Vanishing Species by Canadian journalist, photographer, and university professor, Shawn Thompson. In his book,Thompson, who is passionate about orangutans, interviews primatologists, conservationists and veterinarians dedicated to protecting and preserving these magnificent, endangered primates.