The flower, which emits a dead-body odor to attract pollinating insects that feed on flesh, bloomed Sunday and thousands of people showed up to take a whiff.
The viral image featured 7-month-old Vena, a victim of the illegal -- and flourishing -- orangutan pet trade.
“He’s one of the lucky survivors of conflict palm oil expansion but his fate is not the norm.”
Fewer than 100 of the species are believed to exist in the wild.