The lifeboat is also occupied by a zebra, an orang-utan , and a hyena.
The islands of Borneo and Sumatra are the last strongholds of the orang-utan , and these are the areas where the greatest fires took place.
Colourful floats featuring astronauts walking on the moon, orang-utans swinging from trees and bands performing live music are all part of Kendal's Virtual Torchlight Carnival.
Chimpanzee families really have something to screech about now that they, along with a pair of orang-utans , have moved into new premises at the Johannesburg Zoo.
There are an estimated 13,000 orang-utans left in Sabah from a population of over 145,000 100 years ago, making this their last stronghold in Malaysia.
He added: ‘When people think of monkeys they think of chimpanzees and orang-utans which are actually great apes.’
The endangered orang-utans live wild only on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo, and are the largest arboreal mammals on earth.
This scheme will give eight eager, outgoing, environmentally interested young people the opportunity to head into the Borneo Jungle on a challenging three-week mission to help endangered orang-utans .
Besides the more well-known gorillas, the zoo is home to two families of chimpanzees and a pair of orang-utans .
It has the added advantage of not disturbing the denizens of the forest who assume that the people crossing it are orang-utans !