Zoo Becomes First To Capture Orangutan Giving Birth On Camera, Ending Will Melt Your Heart

Any mother can tell you that giving birth is probably the hardest thing a body can endure. For some delivery can be a breeze and a walk in the park and before they know it, they have given birth; whereas others may have to endure countless hours of relentless pain and agony. Whichever one it may be, all mothers can tell you that it was worth it in the end.

This Orangutan was filmed while she was giving birth, the Zoo managed to capture footage that would land them an important title. No-one has ever documented footage of an Orangutan giving birth, so their footage provides an essential key of information regarding the matter. Watch as the mother gives birth and then afterwards hold her baby to the zookeepers.

World first - Orangutan birth captured live on camera at Durrell