COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – It’s a girl!

(credit: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo)

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo announced the gender of their newest baby Sumatran orangutan on Friday.

The baby still doesn’t have a name. She was born on June 6.

(credit: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo)

Visitors to the zoo in Colorado Springs can watch the baby hang out with her mom Sumagu in the Primate World exhibit.

“The newborn is very quiet and will continuously cling to Sumagu for the next five to six months,” the zoo wrote in a Facebook post.

The baby orangutan is the third offspring for Sumagu, who is 30, and the 27-year-old dad Baka.


Sumagu’s two previous offspring were both males – Makan, born in January 2003 and Godek, born in February 2009. Both of them now live at other accredited zoos.


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