WATCH: Singapore zoo marks 44th birthday with feast for its orangutangs

SINGAPORE – The Singapore Zoo celebrates its 44th birthday with a durian feast for its orangutang family, who are seen as mascots of the park.

Singapore zoo's "open concept" home to more than 2,800 specimens and over 300 species, 26% of which are threatened, has attained a strong reputation internationally for its conservation initiatives and breeding programmes. –