‘Without trees we can’t breathe,’ I tell my daughter, ‘and orangutans, Asia’s only great ape, live in trees in the forests of Indonesia and Malaysia so we need to look after their homes.’ ‘Ok. This is Rosemary the orangooootan,’ my daughter announces. Of course it is because she looks just like a Rosemary, don’t you think. I sketched this and my little colouring in specialist stunned me with her ‘cherry’ trees and wonderful shading of the large trunk. Watch out, trees can run you know.
To learn more, you might like to visit http://www.orangutan.org.uk