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Bornean Orangutan, Whale Shark Sliding Towards Extinction, Conservationists Say
Offbeat  (tags: Whale shark, orangutan, hammerhead sharks, endangered )

- 1070 days ago -
The Bornean orangutan is on the verge of extinction, a top conservationist body said on Friday, also warning that the worldâEUR(TM)s biggest fish, the whale shark, and a hammerhead shark species were endangered.
Orangutan Clings To Only Tree Left After People Destroy Her Home
Offbeat  (tags: animals, orangutan )

- 1146 days ago -
She wouldn't let go. In what used to be a forest filled with trees and wildlife, a single orangutan clung tightly to the last tree that remained of her former home.
WATCH: Orangutan Chained Up for Years Finally Being Rescued
Offbeat  (tags: orangutan, chained, freed, monkey, rescued )

- 1233 days ago -
The forlorn ape made a pitiful sight as rescuers discovered her with a chain around her neck and living amid a pile of fetid rubbish. She had been living a life of neglect and misery for more than two years.
Clinging to Her Dying Mother, Baby Orangutan in UK Charity's 'Most Harrowing Rescue Ever
Offbeat  (tags: orangutan, baby, mother, UK, rescue, animal welfare )

- 1372 days ago -
Barely alive, this baby orangutan clutches her dying mother, who slumps dazed, beaten, half drowned and bound.
Borneo Baby Orangutan's Rescued From Chicken Coop
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Orangutan, rescued )

- 1546 days ago -
A baby orangutan who was rescued after being kept for months in a chicken cage in West Borneo has made a remarkable recovery. Over the space of a few months, one-year-old Budi has learned how to climb, walk, and chew his own food.
From Hell to Heaven for Budi the Baby Orangutan
Offbeat  (tags: budi, orangutan, rescused, photos, video )

- 1587 days ago -
Previously unseen photographs revealing the extent of the neglect suffered by a baby orangutan before his rescue have been released as donations to pay for his care hit £50,000.
An Orangutan Cuddling a Dog, An Elephant Chilling With a Pup and a Tortoise Carrying a Wombat: Video of the Cutest (and Stranges
Offbeat  (tags: Dog, orangutan, video, cute, heartwarming )

- 1590 days ago -
Paw in paw or snuggled up together - these might just be the cutest animal buddies ever.
Update: Baby Orangutan Tastes Fruit for First Time After Being Rescued From Cruel Owner Who Kept Him Caged in Chicken Coop
Offbeat  (tags: Baby, Orangutan, fruit, chicken coop )

- 1597 days ago -
A baby orangutan finally has the strength to sit up and feed himself fruit after being caged in a chicken coop and fed only condensed milk for most of his short life.
The Baby Orangutan Who Couldn't Grow Up... Because It Was Kept in a Chicken Coop:
Offbeat  (tags: baby, orangutan, grow up, chicken coop, pictures )

- 1605 days ago -
A baby orangutan is fighting to overcome his appalling encounter with humans which saw him caged in a chicken coop and fed on condensed milk for virtually the whole of the ten months he has been alive.
Blind Orangutan Released Into the Wild in Indonesia After Sight Restored
Offbeat  (tags: Blind, Orangutan, twins, released, gober )

- 1615 days ago -
After a ground-breaking operation to restore her sight a rescued female orangutan called Gober was released into a North Sumatran forest with her twin offspring.
World's Loneliest Orangutan Does Not Know How to Act Like a Primate Because She Has Never Even SEEN Another of Her Own Kind
Offbeat  (tags: animals, orangutan, lonely, malaysian, zoo )

- 1668 days ago -
She was once the pet of Malaysian royalty but now the loneliest orangutan in the world pines away her days in a miserable zoo with no companion, no toys, no leafy trees and only a concrete block to sleep on.
"Born To Be Wild" New IMAX Movie About Orphaned Orangutans and Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: movie, animals, orangutan, elephant, morgan freeman, animals, goodnews, humans, interesting, off-beat, odd, photos, pictures, unusual, world )

- 2743 days ago -
A new film from Warner Brothers and IMAX tells the courageous story of orphaned orangutans and elephants, and the humans who care for them. "Born To Be Wild," which is narrated by Morgan Freeman, opens January 9 at the American Museum of Natural...
Gentle Giant: The Incredible Moment An Orangutan Saved An Abandoned Duckling From Drowning- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: orangutan, gentleness, kindness, saving bird, video taped, animals bonding )

- 2924 days ago -
For a moment, it looked as though an organutan was craving a mid-day snack when it plucked a duckling from the water in its enclosure. But dramatic footage shows the caring ape appearing to kiss life into its new friend, after finding it floundering
World's Oldest Captive Orangutan Dies at Tokyo's Tama Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: orangutan, oldest, died, Tama Zoo, 59 years old, Molly, draw pictures )

- 2968 days ago -
The world's oldest orangutan in captivity, named Molly, died Saturday of old age at Tama Zoological Park in suburban Tokyo, the zoo said. Her estimated age was 59 years and four months.

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