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How to Stop Buying Palm Oil and Help Save the Orangutans

It came to my attention not that long ago (sometimes I'm very behind in these things) that palm oil is one of the world's largest ongoing environmental disasters and the primary destructive force behi…

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Orangutan Twins Born in Hong Kong

Hong Kong introduces to the public the first pair of locally born orangutan twins. The twins, born in July 2011, are named "Wan Wan" and "Wah Wah." Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "kt…

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Top 10 Smartest Animals

By Animal Planet 10. Rat No. 10 in our countdown of smartest animals is the rat, a highly intelligent yet much-maligned animal in Western cultures. Widely used in research, the lab rat has b…

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Animal Moms + Babies: Dog & Leopard, Pig & Tiger Cubs, Bulldog & Orangutan (3 videos)

Maybe humans could learn a thing or two about cooperation from these unexpected animal families. These animals often seem to get along surprisingly well with other species who, left in the wild, m…

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Orangutan and Hound Dog Become Best Friends (video)

When Surya the orangutan meets a hound dog by the river, the two become instant best friends. They hug and kiss, share food, and play together. It's a heartwarming story from the National Geographi…

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Baby Borneo Orangutan (cute video)

Elmo was born in an orangutan sanctuary in West Java, Indonesia. Hes 4 days old, and hes being bottle fed by a human nurse and seems to be in heaven. With his orange tufts of hair and giant roun…

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