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150,000 Orangutans Lost in 16 Years to Human Intervention
Offbeat  (tags: orangutans, killed, habitat destruction, wildlife, environment )

- 179 days ago -
Upwards of 150,000 Borneo orangutans âEUR" almost half the global population âEUR" were killed over a 16-year period due to human conflict and deforestation of their habitats.
Why Separation Is So Devastating for Orangutan Mothers and Infants
Offbeat  (tags: animals, mothers, wildlife, bonds, orangutans, protection )

- 231 days ago -
The bond between an orangutan mother, who raises her offspring single-handedly, and her young is one of the strongest in nature.
Orangutan Who Spent Years Locked In Wooden Box Makes Her First Friend
Offbeat  (tags: orangutans )

- 438 days ago -
She'd never met another orangutan before âEUR" and she immediately wanted to play.
Heartwarming Photos Show Apes Holding Hands and Being Bottle Fed By Rescuers Who Saved Them From Palm Oil Plantations
Offbeat  (tags: Sumatra, orphans, orangutans, pictures )

- 877 days ago -
They're an endangered species, with just 6,600 left in the wild.
Orangutans Evacuated From Indonesian Forest Fires
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- 1040 days ago -
Since September forest fires has swpet across Indonesia, now conservation efforts are being made to save the orangutans currently under threat from the fires
Hunt for New Mother for Rescued Orangutans
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- 1262 days ago -
They have spent their short lives being looked after by humans, but now these Sumatran orangutans are looking for new families.
Earth: Amazing Moments;Orangutans Enjoying DIY
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, animals, Orangutans )

- 1271 days ago -
The ability to imitate and use tools is an age-old phenomenon amongst apes which, eventually, changed the world.
7 Signs That You Are Actually An Orangutan At Heart
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, Orangutans, pictures, news, animals )

- 1387 days ago -
Orangutans, whose name translates to "person of the forest," are some of our closest living relatives -- in fact, they may be our nearest relatives, with even more genetic similarities to humans than chimpanzees.
Why Palm Oil Needs to Be Dropped From Baby Formula - AND EVERYTHING ELSE!
Offbeat  (tags: palm oil, baby formula, orangutans, rainforest, destruction, NO PALM OIL!, fast food, restaurants, killing wildlife, death, environment, humans )

- 1469 days ago -
This company, that is linked to the destruction of rainforests and other ills, places a photograph of an adorably plump baby next to a pile of palm oil fruit to claim that palm oil is as healthy and nourishing for humans as mother's milk is to infants.
What Is the Price of Palm Oil? IS IT TO LATE? Can We Really Make A Difference?
Offbeat  (tags: palm oil, rainforest, SAY NO!, orangutans, snacks, foods, plantations, child labor, BAN PALM OIL, humans, sadness, children, abuse, rights )

- 1843 days ago -
The palm oil industry has grown dramatically over the past few decades and palm oil now accounts for a quarter of global vegetable oil consumption and nearly 60% of the global trade in vegetable oils. In the U.S. alone, palm oil imports have jumped 485%
Ujil the Orangutan Is Rescued at the Second Attempt
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, rescued, orangutans, wildlife, protection )

- 2267 days ago -
Ujil the captive orangutan whose owner refused to give him up is finally in the care of IAR's team at the rescue centre in Ketapang, West Kalimantan. After a first unsuccessful attempt to rescue him, which was met with aggression and threats of violence
Leuser, the Sumatran Orangutan Shot 62 Times - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, orangutans, suffering )

- 2274 days ago -
A moving story of an orangutan who was rescued from being sold as a gift, reintroduced to the wild only to be captured again by villagers who shot him repeatedly for fun
Three Orangutans Are Released Into the Wild in the Forests of East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, orangutans, released )

- 2301 days ago -
For the first time in nearly a decade, three rehabilitated orangutans have been returned to the wild in Indonesia by the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS Foundation), from its rescue and reintroduction centre in East Kalimantan
Orangutan Displays Human-Like Behavior VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, orangutans )

- 2548 days ago -
Once again, the inherent similarities between people and animals presents itself. On a scorching day in Tokyo's Tama Zoo, an adult orangutan was seen using a wet wash cloth to wipe his face and cool off.
Orangutan Saves Baby Chick From Drowning! Video!   video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, orangutans, baby birds, wildlife )

- 2624 days ago -
Orangutan noticed a little baby bird in distress in a zoo pond, then saves the chick. Afterwards it was given an exam to make sure it was ok.

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