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Baby orangutans rescued in Thai police sting

Thai police rescued two baby orangutans in a sting operation after undercover officers arranged to buy the primates over a mobile phone messaging app from wildlife traffickers for nearly $20,000, officials said.

dateDec 24, 2016 in Ecology
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The history of orangutans in human culture

The similarities between orangutans and humans, and the argument that primates should be given their own form of human rights, will be put under the microscope in a presentation at The Australian National University (ANU).

dateApr 20, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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