Zoo's orangutan is expecting

Inquirer staff report:

The Philadelphia Zoo announced this morning that its Sumatran orangutan Tua is expecting for the first time.

 The 16-year-old Tua is due to give birth in October.

The Zoo says 13-year-old Sugi is the father.

Sumatran orangutans are critically endangered in the wild due to habitat destruction, the Zoo says in a statement.

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