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Elephant Killers Should Be Brought to Justice, Indonesia's President Tweets [WARNING: Brutally Graphic Images]


Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, elephants, ivory trade, protection, animalwelfare, animals, death, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 268 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Indonesia's president spoke out against the killing of a critically endangered Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus) last week, using his Twitter account to urge local authorities to take action in the case.



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Col N. (56)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 8:10 am
Thanks for this Cal

The Aceh Province is a troubled place... deforestation in the pursuit of ever larger palm-oil plantations has displaced locals who look for alternate income sources. The elephants have no-where to go once their habitat is destroyed and man-human conflicts are on the increase. The Aceh province and specifically the Tripa Peat Forest is one of the most diverse, species concentrated places on earth and yet the Government allows big business to erode the landscape to produce cheap paper products and palm oil. It is wiping out Asian elephants, Sumatran Tigers and the Orangutan on a scale that is unbelievable to you and me.

Everyone who reads this can make an impact... sign every petition you can, stop buying paper products from the companies responsible and make sure palm oil ( a cheap alternative to butter in store bought baked goods, and many, many cosmetics) is on your list of banned products. Educate yourself on the causes for this travesty!
 

Christeen Anderson (419)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 8:12 am
They most definately should. This sickens me to know end.
 

Natasha Salgado (455)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 9:24 am
Well then do something about it...thanks
 

Ilona V. (0)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 12:51 pm
Sadly noted.

Since I know the people, I love the animals (Arthur Schopenhauer)
 

Cynthia Strousberg (1)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 6:44 pm
How can people be so cruel. Why can't they live these beautiful wildlife creatures alone !!!!!
 

Nimue P. (195)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 8:53 pm
noted
 

iveta cer (83)
Monday July 22, 2013, 12:02 am
Noted . Very sad , poor elephant :( . Sick disgusting idiots !!!
 

Leslene Dunn (64)
Monday July 22, 2013, 12:07 am
Sickening and heartbreaking - I could never ever forgive humans for inflicting these brutal and sadistic atrocities on animals that cannot defend themselves.
 

Cheryl Hughes (100)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:26 am
Noted. Thanks Cal! Its heartbreaking poor elephant, damn barbaric sick buggers...
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:40 am
very sadly noted,thank you
 

Nils Anders Lunde (470)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:49 am
Noted
 

John S. (294)
Monday July 22, 2013, 4:52 am
Sadly noted.
 

Danuta Watola (1159)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:11 am
Noted
 

Zee Kallah (39)
Monday July 22, 2013, 10:51 am
Noted
 

Michela m. (3395)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:07 pm


Thanks!!! Posted in:  ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
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ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest    http://www.care2.com/c2c/group/Michela
together with Sumatran Tigers (Java & Bali Tigers already EXTINCT), Elephants, Rhinos, Clouded Leopards, Sun Bears, Wildlife, Biodiversity they face Extinction!! Only 300 Sumatran Tigers left on Earth!!! 300 Football Fields of Rainforests are CLEARED every hour in SE Asia to produce Palm Oil: a hidden, not labelled, unhealthy ingredient in the products we buy. We MUST do WHATEVER is possible to SAVE them all!!
AGAINST: Corporate Control, Deforestation, Illegal Logging, Global Warming, Pollution, CO2Emissions, Indigenous Peoples Displacement, Pet Trade, GMO Food, Vivisection, Bee-killing Pesticides… Also other Primates, as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Gibbons, & Monkeys for Vivisection are dealt in this Group. Petitions/Info/Videos/Pics are here.
Please!! Join, Sign, Invite friends to Join!! Individually: we are one DROP, all together: we are an OCEAN!! ALL together we can make a difference!! Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world -Margaret Mead  Thanks!! Michela
 

Yvonne F. (158)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 9:04 am
There are no words for this cruelty!!!! There must be harder laws for this that also punishes the buyers! Thanks Cal for sharing
Horrible!!!
 

s.parameswaran Shanmugam (10)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 8:57 am
noted
 
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