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5:45PM PST on Dec 27, 2012

He has recovered and been releast back into a protected area. This was posted just a few weeks ago. I was very happy watching that video, he got out of the cage they used to carry him back in so fast I thought they must have cut some of the video out. He climed the nearest tree he could get to just as fast as having both hands. It's a happy ending to a very bad war on these animals.

2:26PM PST on Dec 27, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

7:01AM PDT on May 21, 2012

poor guy

12:26PM PDT on May 13, 2012

There is a update on the 5/12/2012/ 5:... It says he lost his right hand and they are hoping that he does not get infection from him trying to bite his arm off to get out of the snare.
They said that when he heals that he was going to be released back into the wild. If it is not a protected area this would only sentence him to death because he will never be able to climb fast enough to get away from predators and poachers.
Go to the International Animal Rescue and leave a comment on their contact page and ask them not to release him into a unprotected area.

5:30AM PDT on May 13, 2012

this is so sad

6:47PM PDT on May 12, 2012

So very glad he was saved. I hope he made a full recovery and was released.

4:05AM PDT on May 9, 2012

I just seen a story on tv about palm oil and just how many things it is in. Now I will start to pay attention when buying things. It was a good thing that you found him.

4:05AM PDT on May 9, 2012

I just seen a story on tv about palm oil and just how many things it is in. Now I will start to pay attention when buying things. It was a good thing that you found him.

4:02AM PDT on May 6, 2012

thanks for sharing, glad he was found :)

3:23AM PDT on Apr 27, 2012

Oui, Pelangsi est un orang outan chanceux...
Cette triste histoire qui ne se finit pas trop mal est malheureusement le reflet de notre époque. Je ne crois pas que les producteurs d'huile de palme prendront un jour conscience des effets destructeurs de leur activité et surtout je ne crois pas qu'ils prendront des mesures pour préserver l'habitat des orangs outans. Leur intérêt principal étant que les animaux disparaissent pour poursuivre leur honteuse activité. La seule alternative : ne plus consommer de produits pouvant contenir de l'huile de palme pour faire baisser ce marché !
----- Yes, Pelangsi orangutan is a lucky ...
This sad story does not end too badly is unfortunately a reflection of our times. I do not think the producers of palm oil will one day realize the destructive effects of their activity and especially I do not think they will take steps to preserve the habitat of orangutans. Their main interest is that the animals disappear to continue their shameful activity. The only alternative: not to consume products that contain palm oil to drive down the market!

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