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Hundreds of Orangutans Killed Annually for Meat


Animals  (tags: tragedy, disaster, humans, destroyers, borneo, orangutans, slaughtered, killed, extinction )

Simone
- 882 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
People are eating orangutans to extinction in Indonesia, a new study says. Hundreds of the big apes are hunted annually for meat or to eliminate threats to crops in the country's Kalimantan region (map) on the island of Borneo.



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Comments

Monica D. (580)
Tuesday November 15, 2011, 7:18 pm
Terrible. Humanity should restrain its numbers and demands on nature.
 

Gary C. (5)
Tuesday November 15, 2011, 7:57 pm
Noted with sadness thankyou....
 

Andreia Capelo (15)
Thursday November 17, 2011, 8:45 am
Sadly noted.
Thanks Simone
 

Kay M. (363)
Thursday November 17, 2011, 5:29 pm
sad.
 

desanka s. (364)
Friday November 18, 2011, 5:04 pm
Such killings are no longer socially acceptable. I hope in Indonesian region will follow example of Tanzania, where reduced the rates of livestock attacks by large carnivores from an average of two a week to zero.
Thank you Simone.
 
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