In this Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 photo, Marvel, a 4-year-old orangutan who is having a respiratory problem, is prepared for a surgery at a Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) facility in Batu Mbelin, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Indonesia has lost half of its rain forests in the last half century putting the remaining 50,000 to 60,000 orangutans live in scattered, degraded forests in frequent, and often deadly, conflict with humans.

In this Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 photo, veterinarians of Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) conduct a surgery on an estimated 40-year-old orangutan, named Puyul, who suffers from a broken leg at their facility in Batu Mbelin, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Puyul broke his leg falling from a tree while being rescued by conservationists as he was found roaming at a rubber plantation too close to a village.

(AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)

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