Milwaukee County Zoo's female orangutan dies

The female orangutan, MJ, at the Milwaukee County Zoo died on September 14. 

The unexpected death occurred the morning of September 14.  MJ was 35 years old; born at the Toledo Zoo in 1980.  She arrived at the Milwaukee County Zoo in 2007.

The cause of death is not known at this time. Preliminary pathology reports revealed chronic health issues, none of which appear to be a single cause of death. Results of a 

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