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Sleep Soundly: Images of Primate Nests

Orangutan climbing

Orangutan climbing down a tree after a good night's rest.

(Image credit: Adam van Casteren)

Orangutan climbing down a tree after a good night's rest.

Orangutan nest

Orangutan nest viewed from above

(Image credit: Adam van Casteren)

Orangutan nest viewed from above

Bent branch

Orangutans bend growing branches to make their nests.

(Image credit: Adam van Casteren)

Orangutans bend growing branches to make their nests.

Orangutan Nest

An orangutan nest high up in the forest canopy.

(Image credit: Adam van Casteren)

An orangutan nest high up in the forest canopy.

Orangutan Nest

Researchers find a lazy orangutan, still sleeping in nest.

(Image credit: Adam van Casteren)

Researchers find a lazy orangutan, still sleeping in nest.

Researcher and orangutan nest

A researcher up in the trees by an orangutan nest.

(Image credit: Adam van Casteren)

A researcher up in the trees by an orangutan nest.

Orangutans in the trees

Orangutans up in the trees

(Image credit: Adam van Casteren)

Orangutans up in the trees

Orangutans in the trees

Orangutans in the trees.

(Image credit: Adam van Casteren)

Orangutans in the trees.

Chimpanzee in nest

A chimpanzee lounging in his nest.

(Image credit: Kathelijne Koops)

A chimpanzee lounging in his nest.

Researcher in chimp nest

A researcher taking over a chimpanzee nest.

(Image credit: Kathelijne Koops)

A researcher taking over a chimpanzee nest.

Chimp nest

A chimpanzee in his nest.

(Image credit: Kathelijne Koops)

A chimpanzee in his nest.

Jennifer Welsh
Jennifer Welsh graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz's Science Communication graduate program after working at a start up biotech company for three years after getting her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Notre Dame. She has worked at WiredScience, The Scientist and Discover Magazine before joining the Live Science team.