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Seneca Park Zoo hosts orangutan naming contest

Updated: 10/01/2013 2:17 PM
Created: 10/01/2013 12:45 PM WHEC.com

The Seneca Park Zoo needs your help. They are looking for a name for the zoo's five-month-old female orangutan.

The baby orangutan was born on April 24 at the zoo to Kumang, the zoo's 35-year-old matriarch Bornean orangutan, and Denda, the zoo's 10-year-old orangutan who came to the Seneca Park Zoo in 2011. Kumang has another daughter named Dara.

The naming contest runs through October 31. You can submit a name on County Executive Maggie Brooks's Twitter feed, Facebook page or you can send an email to naming@senecazoo.org. All entries must be submitted by 5:00p.m. on October 31. The winning name will be announced shortly after the end of the contest.



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