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A Better Life for Kirno - PHOTOS
Animals  (tags: orangutan, animalcruelty, neglected, rescued )

Monica
- 405 days ago - thejakartaglobe.com
Kirno, a 15-year-old orangutan, was seized from his neglectful owner recently after he was held in isolation for eight months, during which time he received wounds all over his body.
Please Protest Rain Forest Destruction- Please Sign the Petition!
Animals  (tags: rain forest, orangutan, destruction, wildlife, Indonesia )

Christine
- 495 days ago - avaaz.org
An Indonesian rain forest is at risk of terrible destruction for logging, mining, and palm oil plantations. Orangutans and other wildlife that live in this habitat will be homeless unless we gain enough signatures to stop this travesty!
Unlikely Animal Pairs Defy Laws of Nature -AWWW! A MUST SEE :)
Animals  (tags: orangutan, dog, unlikely friends, animals, LOVE, happy, adorable )

Julie
- 529 days ago - abcnews.go.com
And lots of pics of the Orangutan and the Dog! http://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?_adv _prop=image&fr=goodsearch-yhsif&va=an+orangutan+an d+a+dog
Google Earth Helps People Save Rainforest Animals
Animals  (tags: conservation, rainforest, deforestation, google earth, wwf, rainforest map, CO2, carbon dioxide, wildlife, habitat, rhinoceros, orangutan, elephant, leopard, python, bear, tiger, environment, goodnews, protection, GoodNews, animaladvocates )

Deb
- 838 days ago - bellaonline.com
A tool that enables people to answer the eternal question, "How can I help rejuvenate the planet and protect its animals?" The answer is found by utilizing interactive knowledge; from which ideas are born.
Save Our Orangutan's From Extinction!
Animals  (tags: palm oil, orangutan, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, endangered, extinction, cruelty, death, environment, suffering, protection, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 891 days ago - gopetition.com
I DID NOT watch the video! Just a warning: I do not know what is on the video. It looked too sad to click on. There is also a lot of info written below the video about the petition. Please sign to protect orangutans!
Tell Congress to Protect Orangutans!
Animals  (tags: orangutan, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, conservation, cruelty, death, habitat, protection, suffering, wildlife, sadness )

Lindsey
- 909 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Baby orangutans are illegally captured and sold as pets - while logging and development are rapidly destroying the forests where their parents and other wild relatives live. Unless we take decisive action now, orangutans could go extinct in the wild.
Illegal Orangutan Trader Successfully Prosecuted For First Time In Indonesia
Animals  (tags: orangutan, Indonesia, illegal trading, animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, environment, GoodNews, wildlife, protection )

Lindsey
- 930 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
uthorities in North Sumatra, Indonesia, have sentenced an illegal owner and trader of orangutans to a seven-month prison sentence, the first time an actual prosecution has taken place since orangutans were deemed a protected species in 1924.
Orangutan Has Life-Saving Surgery In Denver VIDEO
Animals  (tags: orangutan, monkey, surgery, Denver, rescue, AnimalWelfare, conservation, GoodNews, protection, rescued, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 947 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
University of Colorado doctors had an unexpected patient on their operating table last summer -- a 44-year-old orangutan named Sally from the Denver Zoo. Sally was suffering from anemia and had a large infected tumor in her uterus, so Denver Zoo..
Girl Scouts Win U.N. Award For Effort To Save Orangutans
Animals  (tags: orangutan, girl scouts, cookies, palm oil, AnimalWelfare, conservation, endangered, environment, GoodNews, protection, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 948 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A pair of renegade girl scouts accepted a prestigious U.N. award in New York Thursday for their work bringing attention to the threat palm oil production poses to orangutans and the rainforest in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Men of the Forest PLEASE JOIN
Animals  (tags: group, Men of the Forest, orangutan, endangered, protection )

Nancy
- 981 days ago - care2.com
LET'S SAVE ORANGUTANS FROM EXTINCTION!! Some Scientists say they might be EXTINCT by 2012!!! Link to 2 past news stories. Thanx Michela the Host...
Fresh Wave of Killings By Hunters Takes Indonesian Orangutan to the Brink of Extinction | Environment | The Observer
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, killing, wildlife, orangutan, apes )

Ana
- 1023 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Conservationists have called on the Indonesian authorities to take urgent action to save the orangutan after a report warned that the endangered great apes were being hunted at a rate that could bring them to the brink of extinction.
Justice for Mother Orangutan Killed in Borneo! Sign!
Animals  (tags: petition, orangutan, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, habitat, killing, law, protection, sadness, suffering, wildanimals )

Lindsey
- 1076 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
TREMBLING with fear and tethered to the floor of a squalid cage, tiny orangutan Peni clings to her mum's tortured body. Our shock picture captures the last tragic minutes of the adult ape's life - after a frenzied mob beat her, pelted her with rocks.
Orangutans Display Some Very Human Behavior
Animals  (tags: Japan, Tama Zoological Park, orangutan, human behavior, You Tube, sexual behavior, Birute Galdikas )

Naoko
- 1100 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
You mey have seen the You Tube footagde of an orangutan cooling her face with a wet towel. Filmed on a sweltering day in August at Tama Zoological Park in Tokyo, the ape is seen dipping a towel in a pond, wringing it out, and patting it on her face.
Orangutan Washes With Washcloth
Animals  (tags: Orangutan, Washes, washcloth, whistles )

Suzane
- 1119 days ago - news.discovery.com
A smaller orangutan carefully watches and wants to check out the washcloth, but is gently moved aside.Most likely, the adult orangutan was taught this behavior -- since the washcloth was provided -- but it appears to be acting spontaneously
 

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