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World’s oldest Sumatran orangutan dies aged 62

PERTH: The world's oldest Sumatran¬†orangutan, which had 11 children and 54 descendants spread across the globe, has died aged 62, Australian zoo officials said Tuesday. Puan -- Indonesian for "lady" -- died on Monday at Perth Zoo, where she had lived since being gifted by Malaysia in 1968. "She did so much for the colony at Perth Zoo and the survival of her species," said primate supervisor Holly Thompson. "Apart from being the oldest member of our colony, she was also the founding member of our world-renowned…