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Little Orangutan Found Cowering In Backpack As His Captor Gets Busted
Animals  (tags: Sumatra, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Sumatran orangutan, critically endangered species, Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programm, SOCP, rescued, cruelty )

- 505 days ago -
A baby orangutan found stuffed inside a backpack was confiscated just in time to avoid a grim fate - & the person responsible is being brought to justice. Clinging to life, the young ape, under a year old, narrowly avoided being sold into the exotic pet
Some VERY Bitter Sweet News: Update on Gober, Ginting and Ganteng
Animals  (tags: Ginting, RIP, Gober, Ganteng, orangutans, Sumatra, Ian Singleton, SOCP )

- 522 days ago -
All who knew her personally were heartbroken by the news that she's no longer with us. Ginting, the daughter of 'Gober' and twin sister of 'Ganteng' was a VERY unique and special little orangutan and we owe you all an explanation of what has happened.
Sumatran Elephant Found Dead and Mutilated in Aceh
Animals  (tags: Sumatra, sumatran elephant, poachers, habitat, ivory trade, destruction, extinction, WWF, IUCN )

- 556 days ago -
IUCN has classified the Sumatran elephant as "critically endangered". There are estimated to be between 2,400 and 2,800 of the animals remaining in the wild. WWF says the animals face extinction in less than 30 years unless the destruction of habitat ends
Stop Elephants Slaughter in Sumatra Now! - PETITION
Animals  (tags: elephants, elephant abuse, elephants slaughtered, wildanimals, animalcruelty, sumatra, sumatran elephants )

- 688 days ago -
In Indonesia, in last years it's come to public notice that the Sumatra Elephants have been abused, tortured and killed.
Schoolkids Write Book to Help Save Rhinos
Animals  (tags: sumatra, indonesia, rhino, poaching, book, schoolkids, brooklynanimaladvocates, animals, endangered, habitat, humans, protection, society, wildanimals )

- 802 days ago -
A PTA mom/journalist tells how an Indonesian rhino became the hero of a book by elementary schoolchildren in Brooklyn, New York.
Indonesian Court Backs Palm Oil Company Over Orangutans and Carbon Storage
Animals  (tags: critically endangered orangutans, conservation, carbon-rich peat forest, illegal palm oil concession, man-made fires, Tripa, Indonesian Court, Sumatra, protected Leuser Ecosystem, environment, palm oil company, 100 orangutans may have died in fires )

- 1665 days ago -
BANDA ACEH: The courts in Aceh have failed to protect a carbon-rich peat forest and critically endangered orangutans from the actions of a palm oil company which the central government acknowledges has acted illegally.
Save The Last Orangutan Refuge ACTION
Animals  (tags: orangutans, protection, animal welfare, fires, Tripa Forest, Sumatra )

- 1671 days ago -
As you are reading these lines, fires are blazing across the Tripa forest, home to the rare Sumatra orangutan. If the accountable oil palm corporation is not stopped, these great apes could disappear completely by the end of 2012.
The Rainforest Is Being Clear-Cut on Sumatra âEUR" for Our Paper - Rainforest Rescue (Rettet Den Regenwald E.V.)
Animals  (tags: Petition, Tigers, Sumatra, environment, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, sadness, endangered, extinction, animals, killed, habitat, crime, society, ethics, conservation, protection, tigers )

- 1895 days ago -
The rainforest on eastern Sumatra is the home of the Sumatran Tiger and the Asian elephant. The smallest tiger species, the Sumatran Tiger lives only on this Indonesian island and is critically endangered. The red list of endangered species (IUCN) lists..
URGENT! PLEASE SIGN! Save Sumatran Tigers From Extinction - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Endangered Species, Tigers, Sumatra, Urgent Action Required! )

- 1917 days ago -
Indonesia's Sumatran tiger could be the first large predator to become extinct this century unless poaching for body parts & illegal logging in the area are stopped. Today the population of Sumatran tigers left in the wild is declining rapidly. Act now!
Indonesian Tycoon Tomy Winata Bids to Save Sumatra Tigers By Release Back Into the Wild
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, Sumatra, tigers, returned to the wild, conservation )

- 2376 days ago -
In the past 20 months, conservationists have successfully returned four Sumatran tigers to the wild, in what some experts describe as a promising strategy to help save the world's population of wild tigers - now below 3,000, less than 3 per cent of
Rare Sumatran Tiger Kills a Man
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, Sumatra, humans, death, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2410 days ago -
A Sumatran tiger dragged a man from a hut in an Indonesian village and broke his neck as friends tried to rescue him
Five Tigers Spotted in Sumatra Villages
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, Sumatra, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2466 days ago -
Only a few days after two Sumatran tigers were released back into the wild in the southern tip of Sumatra, two provinces in the same area are now on the hunt for five big cats that have been pestering residents in several villages.
Sumatran Tiger Filmed With Cubs for the First Time
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, Sumatra, camera traps, cubs, environment, habitat, protection, endangered, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2484 days ago -
Camera traps deep in the Sumatran jungle have, for the first time, captured images of a rare female Sumatran tiger and her cubs, giving researchers unique insight into the elusive tiger's behaviour. After a month in operation, specially designed video
ProFauna Calls for Indonesian Government Action to Fully Enforce the Wildlife Laws at Rimbo Jambi Zoo, Sumatra
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, illegal trade, Sumatra, zoos, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2613 days ago -
The illegal trade of wildlife parts is more rampant than ever. ProFauna Indonesia, a wildlife protection organization, records that there have been three tigers killed in zoos in Indonesia in the past four months. It seems that there is no more 'safe
Tiger Tiger Burning Bright - or Fading Light? YOU Can Choose...
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, Sumatra, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2614 days ago -
The future of the Sumatran tiger hangs in the balance. With fewer than 400 individuals alive today, this critically endangered species faces a daily struggle for survival.

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