Start A Petition

Aan, the Orangutan Shot 104 Times: 2 Petitions

Environment  (tags: )

- 2022 days ago - 2&pst=1449582 A female Orangutan shot 104 times with an air rifle. Rescuers removed 32 pellets. 1) -population-from-brutal-attacks-in-indone

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.


Pat B (356)
Monday November 12, 2012, 5:06 am
So very, very sad. Thank you Michela for these important petitions. GLADLY/DEFINITELY signed.!!

Judy C (97)
Monday November 12, 2012, 5:08 am
Both signed. Thanks Michela.

Michela M (3964)
Monday November 12, 2012, 5:33 am

Posted in:  ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
In: Aan, the Orangutan shot 104 times 2Petitions New!!!
Pls sign:
A female Bornean Orangutan named Aan, rescued from an Oil plantation in the Indonesian part of Borneo, where she had been roaming for over a month, shot 104 times: with 37 shots in her head, & the rest covering her entire body. Rescuers removed 32 of the 104 air gun pellets in her body.
Please Join & Invite friends to Join
ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
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… 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

Past Member (0)
Monday November 12, 2012, 6:06 am
noted + signed, so sad!!!

Past Member (0)
Monday November 12, 2012, 6:39 am
Noted and both already signed, thank you.

Past Member (0)
Monday November 12, 2012, 11:30 am

Jenny Dooley (830)
Monday November 12, 2012, 2:14 pm
Signed and shared, thank you Michela!

Monday November 12, 2012, 7:51 pm

Yvonne F (181)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 7:10 am
Petitions signed!!!! Always a pleasure, Michela! Thanks for posting this. I cross my fingers it will make the front page!!!!

Laurie H (817)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 7:30 pm
Signed/shared, thanks Diane & Michela---hope this does make front page !!!!!!!!~~~~ Love the "Oragutans"---Orangutans Group is also outstanding & highly recommended~~

Sara Williams (8)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 7:33 pm
Gladly signed, Michela! Thanks for posting this.

. (1)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 10:51 pm
Both signed. Thanks Michela.

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Wednesday November 14, 2012, 1:52 am
Noted and signed both petitions. Thanks Michela and Dianne!

Daniel Partlow (179)
Wednesday November 14, 2012, 6:29 am
S&N both. This is a sick and ugly person who did this. Wish we could put 110 pellets into his(or her) legs and arms and leave them to suffer!!

Erin R (181)
Wednesday November 14, 2012, 6:50 am

Muriel Servaege (53)
Wednesday November 14, 2012, 3:38 pm
Signed. TY, Michela for sharing.

Jason Green (235)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 6:50 am
This is so very terrible! I definitely signed both petitions

Ellen G (325)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 7:08 am

Barb Knight (1688)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 7:23 pm
Signed both! I'll fwd your note too, thanks Michela!!

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 7:35 pm
shared again

Kit B (276)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 7:38 pm

signed and shared - thanks Michela

David C (131)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 7:49 pm
how inhumane people can be sometimes.

David C (131)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 7:52 pm
the x-rays and pics from the guardian site are heartbreaking.....

Kim O (396)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 7:59 pm
Both petitions signed! Thanks Michela and to Dianne C for sending. I hope whoever did this gets the same in return. GRRRRR

Eternal Gardener (745)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 8:08 pm
What a revolting cowardly act! Signed both petitions immediately!

Gysele van Santen (213)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 9:48 pm
i signed both, thnx.

Michael Carney (217)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 10:17 pm
Noted, and signed both petitions...I have no words for the cruelty of so called human beings anymore...I just hope the low life scum, who do these things, somehow pay for their crimes against these Animals...I hope Karma is their judge, and they pay accordingly...Human justice doesn't make them pay, so Karma must...

Cindy Richardson (80)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 10:58 pm

alicia m (97)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 11:46 pm
noted,signed, shared, gracias

Arild Gone for now (174)
Friday November 16, 2012, 4:46 am
Signed both,thanks Michela.

Danuta W (1249)
Friday November 16, 2012, 6:12 am

Daisy Correa-Bagnoli (3)
Friday November 16, 2012, 8:04 am
Signed both!

Christeen A (369)
Friday November 16, 2012, 1:58 pm
Noted and signed.

Maria S (95)
Friday November 16, 2012, 2:16 pm
Noted & signed. So very sad. How can anybody be so cruel to an animal which was where it belongs? Brought tears to my eyes. Thanks Michela for this important petition.

Mike M (40)
Friday November 16, 2012, 4:25 pm
S&N and posted th FB

MmAway M (506)
Friday November 16, 2012, 4:30 pm
OMG! I have no fit words to say! Mic ~ absolutely signed and will post in group. Trying to type with tears.

Myra L (7)
Friday November 16, 2012, 4:53 pm
Thank you Michela for bringing this up, terribly sad as it is.
Signed and tweeted.

Mary T (178)
Friday November 16, 2012, 5:51 pm
Signed and shared both petitions, Thanks Michela.

Monika V (443)
Friday November 16, 2012, 7:53 pm
Signed both ! Thanks Michela for all you do to help the adorable Orangs !!!


. (1)
Friday November 16, 2012, 8:09 pm
Noted and signed both petitions.This is so very terrible! I

Ngachi L (9)
Friday November 16, 2012, 8:23 pm
Really sad.

lee e (114)
Friday November 16, 2012, 8:33 pm
So disturbing and sad, thanks for bringing it to my attention, gladly signed!

desanka s (416)
Friday November 16, 2012, 9:38 pm
It is crucial moment to save the orangutans and their precious habitat. This is there planet too!
Petitions signed and forwarded. Big thank you Michela.

Henriette M (154)
Friday November 16, 2012, 9:45 pm
Both signed, Thanks Michela & Desanka for the forward!

Joy Wong (103)
Friday November 16, 2012, 10:52 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Henriette for forwarding.

Mia H (285)
Friday November 16, 2012, 11:41 pm
Both signed, thank you Michela!

Mette K (99)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 1:03 am
Noted, signed and tweeted. Thank you

Mimi S (50)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 5:13 am
Horrible! I signed both petitions gladly!

Ruth C (87)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 7:04 am

My God!!
How people can be so cruel is beyond me!

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 8:13 am
Signed both ~Thank You, dear Michela.

Cruel Brutality destroying Warm Intelligence :((((

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 9:02 am
Noted. Both petitions signed.

Gina Caracci (219)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 9:11 am
S&N and finally resigned to the fact that humans will NOT stop until every last inch of earth is destroyed and every last animal is gone. At the end, we will be the only inhabitants left, left with nothing I might add.

The human population needs to be controlled and I even hate to say this but I wish we would just evaporate. We are disgusting (except for those who really do care) and dont deserve to live on this beautiful planet that God has created and provided for us..What a disappointment we are to him. *sigh*

Too bad the animals and insects dont gather and fight back, as I would gladly be on their side.

Anneke A (279)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 9:11 am
signed before!

Gitte L (46)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 9:18 am
Both signed.

naomi cohen (55)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 9:25 am
signed! thank you.

Michela M (3964)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 10:11 am
Please... Note this article, thus helping poor Aan's heartbreaking & terrible story to obtain the 1st page...............

M B (62)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 2:26 pm
signed both.

Laura Hidalgo (5)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 3:54 pm
Terrible, thank you for the petitions. Signed and noted.

vanessa a (1)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 6:33 pm
Thanks for this Michaela. Signed and shared now.

Yumana Yunes (197)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 6:36 pm
Brava Michela!

Yumana Yunes (197)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 6:40 pm

AnimalWhisperer Caswell (154)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 7:08 pm
People such as these need wiping off the planet, for then animals and humans could live in harmony. Thank you all for what you do for the animals. Much love Animal Whisperer Rosi X

Christeen A (369)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 7:37 pm

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 8:15 pm
Noted. Both signed

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 10:38 pm
Dear Michela, signed both petition. So sad and frustrating!

Sinikka Away (183)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 11:07 pm
Noted, both petitions signed. Thanks Michela.

Wendy F (62)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 12:18 am
Bruce and Wendy signed both petitions, thanks.

Tanja H (2)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 12:40 am
Noted & signed. Thanks for information.

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 1:14 am

GaweĊ‚ S (20)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 3:09 am

Ruth M (235)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 3:26 am
All signed really sad.

Veerle V (44)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 5:17 am
Both petitions signed and shared. Thank You, Michela !

Wolfgang W (235)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 5:17 am
Signed both, thanks.

Michela M (3964)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 5:50 am
Please... Note this article, thus helping poor Aan's heartbreaking & terrible story to obtain the 1st page...........

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 6:31 am
signed and shared The greed of humans sickens me ,and shows who the animals really are!!

Nancy Billings (125)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 7:27 am
Both signed & shared , Bless her Precious heart !

Teresa Cowley (274)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 7:42 am
Thank you Michela--noted, signed and shared the two petitions, and also shared this article,

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 7:48 am

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 8:29 am
Thanks Michela, done. I was # 487 on the Care2 petition, but my husband signed yesterday as #445 and his name does not appear. This issue has been happening a lot lately with C2 petition. Will have him check back later when he is logged in to see if it shows he signed...the ones checked in the past had fallen into a black hole.

Valerie H (133)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:10 am
Thank you, signed all...

Lisa N (206)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 11:00 am
Soo signed both petitions, thank you for posting Michela! I recently adopted an Orangutan through the Prangutan Project, her name is "Monty" & she is a sweet, sweet girl!

Waltraud U (85)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 12:09 pm
signed both, ty

Mitchell D (87)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 2:27 pm
Michela, are you aware ofan earlier petition on Force Change, by Marcia Ralby, about the Habitat Action Network Defense and Support, and the Friends of Borneo, which was the only non governmental org. at the recent Sabah Wildlife Conservation Dialogue, and a letter to send to a Dr. Laurentius Ambu, in support of the Orangutan Stte Action plan?

Yulan Lawson (156)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 3:19 pm
Isaac Bashevis Singer Nobel Peace Prize Winner wrote in his book, 'Enemies a love story', "As often has Herman had witnessed the slaughter of animals and fish, he always had the same thought. In their behaviour toward creatures, all men were Nazi’s. The smugness with which man could do with other species as he pleased exemplify the most extreme racist theories the principle that might is right. Lest we forget!

Yvonne White (229)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 3:44 pm
Noted & signed both!:(

Vanessa Wolfe (26)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 7:48 pm
Noted & signed, thank you Michela.

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:05 pm
Signed. Thanks.

Fran F (118)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 11:32 pm
Both petitions signed. Sending healing thoughts to dear Aan. Thanks you, Michela.

Vivien Green (153)
Monday November 19, 2012, 1:44 am
Thank you Michela .
Signed both and shared on FB

Past Member (0)
Monday November 19, 2012, 8:55 am
Previous signature (#445) apparently never took and it let me sign again (#507 this time)! I wonder how many signatures get lost this way and people never know it.
Armand, You signed on November 19, 2012.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Government of Borneo Indonesia.

Muriel Servaege (53)
Monday November 19, 2012, 10:03 am
Thank you, Michela, for all that you do.

. (0)
Monday November 19, 2012, 11:50 am
Both petitions signed and will share. Horrible story. Humanity has vanished. I hope they catch those responsible and that the same is done to them. TY Michela

Christeen A (369)
Monday November 19, 2012, 1:18 pm
Done. Please keep us updated. Thank you.

Catherine Turley (192)
Monday November 19, 2012, 1:37 pm
ty for the forward, toni.

Carolyn S (151)
Monday November 19, 2012, 1:44 pm
Noted, and both petitions signed.

Monday November 19, 2012, 1:53 pm
Signed petitions, thanks.

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Monday November 19, 2012, 2:02 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks.

Alice C (1797)
Monday November 19, 2012, 2:21 pm
Signed thank you for the post.

Past Member (0)
Monday November 19, 2012, 4:39 pm

Rock H (254)
Monday November 19, 2012, 6:19 pm
Noted and also signed the petitions. Thanks Michela!

Debbie Hogan (115)
Monday November 19, 2012, 8:01 pm
Really a miracle she survived. They need to take such horrible acts more seriously. Petitions signed.

P A (117)
Monday November 19, 2012, 9:50 pm
Both petitions signed - thanks Michela and Toni A!

. (7)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 12:14 am
Both Petitions signed, thanks Michela.

Ancil S (175)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 12:54 am

Victoria S (19)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 2:44 am
This is a terrible story. Signed and noted

Nancy C (806)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 4:12 am
I truly hope that Aan's pain is under control. I also find it amazing that she is alive and can take food in her hands. I wish her a full recovery. Much work to do. As was said above, boycott palm oil or any version. Michela's group tells you everything! Thanx Michela for all you do...

Elizabeth Fuller (134)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 8:42 am
Signed, shared and tweeted, so very sad, may karma and justice be swift and severe.

Julie E (405)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 8:54 am
Noted and signed both petitions.
Very sad... I hope Aan does not have to endure much more pain and gets to live a fulfilling happy life.

. (0)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 10:04 am
If i think that owners of plantations of palm oil offering a reward for those who kill orangutans is a fact that leaves me speechless, is orrible.
The ignorance of these people is infinite because in addition to destroying the Amazon forest, the habitat of orangutans they have also created a sport of hunting primate.
Reading news like this, I think that our planet and the man has less chance of survival.
Signed the 2 petitiuons (on Care2 #534) my heart is broken but my punches are very tight, i'm very pi....d off.
Thank you so much Michela for your unstoppable commitment

Lenicka R (60)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 12:06 pm
Signed and noted
Thanks Michela

Ness F (211)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 2:59 pm
Noted with great sadness. Thank you Michela, signed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Carol H (229)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 7:25 pm
so sad!!! signed and noted

Cheryl B (206)
Wednesday November 21, 2012, 6:54 pm
Thank you, dear Michela. I was glad to add my name to the petitions. It is beyond my understanding to even imagine such hatred for an animal by a human or humans. This poor girl has suffered to terribly and yet, the very species that hurt her so much is also trying to save her life. How can she ever come to terms with that? My heart is breaking for her and all the others who had met a similar and worse fate. Along with signing petitions, we all must send the most positive energy we have to them.

Mary R (280)
Monday November 26, 2012, 11:33 am

Sergio Padilla (65)
Tuesday November 27, 2012, 12:27 pm
Signed and shared, thank you.
Sick bastards, it should be illegal for humans to be in those forests!!

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 12:14 am
Noted and signed. :(

Tania A (3)
Friday November 30, 2012, 4:44 am
Thanks. Noted and signed.

Tj H (14)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 1:52 pm
Noted ty 4 fwd .... shared

Geynell Eskite (68)
Friday December 7, 2012, 7:10 pm
Absolutely heartbreaking. Signed both petitions.

Olga V (18)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 11:04 am
Noted & signed.

Dianne D (490)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 1:35 pm
both petitions signed and I said a Prayer for Aan and all the orangutans. I also asked that the person that did this to Aan be severely punished as well as any other human that abuses an animal.

Faye Swan (23)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 5:53 pm
Noted - both signed!

Barbara Erdman (63)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 2:51 pm
Noted and both petitions signed My Dear Friend, Michela :0 ;0

Wendy F (62)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 3:12 pm
Signed both.

Russell R (87)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 8:24 am
Signed both!

Ann L (15)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 4:03 pm
Poor Alan. What a disgusting thing to do to another living creature. Noted and signed and will share. Thanks for the post

Angelflowers D (85)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 5:45 pm

Solitary Eagle (324)
Monday June 3, 2013, 5:44 pm
Noted, both petitions signed, and shared. Thank you, Michela.

Olive Mc Crory (2)
Friday June 21, 2013, 9:38 am
s and n

miriam klein (1)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 7:32 am
s&s Thx

Laurie H (817)
Monday July 1, 2013, 9:06 pm

Dianne D (490)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 5:33 pm

Sara P (55)
Friday August 9, 2013, 7:11 am
Both already signed, today ForceChange is having troubles........

Manuela Gewert (88)
Monday November 4, 2013, 2:22 am
Aan tut mir so unendlich leid :( Bei solchen Bildern muss ich weinen :'( Unterschrieben und geteilt

Michela M (3964)
Monday November 4, 2013, 9:53 am

Vielen Dank!! Meine Freundin!! Gruesse aus Rom!!

Susan G (49)
Tuesday February 18, 2014, 5:38 pm
Signed and noted thank you Michela!

Angela AWAY K (379)
Saturday May 3, 2014, 2:00 pm
Signed and shared !
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Environment

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.