This orangutan was clinging to the only tree left in her world.
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The forests of Indonesia are being destroyed at a terrifying rate, due in large part to the insatiable demand for palm oil . Everyone knows that palm oil is in a vast array of everyday products, from biscuits to toothpaste. Boycotting palm oil is not as easy as not eating meat, or only buying cosmetics which haven't been tested on animals. To mark this year's World Orangutan Day (August 19th),…
Dear Supporter Two weeks ago we rescued an orangutan caught in a snare not far from our rescue centre here in Indonesia. He had spent 10 days struggling to get free, causing agonising damage to his right hand and arm, the pictures of which are far too upsetting to share with you here. He was close to death when we reached him and cut him free. We immediately gave him intravenous fluids before…
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