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Orangutans Become Refugees From Deforestation, Poaching

The palm oil business in Indonesia is not only fueling the world’s worst fires, it’s enabling a murderous trade in animal trafficking, including Orangutans. Once captive mother orangutans are raising their children in the hills of the Leuser ecosystem – the most biodiverse forest in Asia. In the Gunung Leuser National Park, refugees of rapacious deforestation are reintroduced into a semi-wild existence. Increasing numbers of baby orangutans are growing up as orphans – their mothers...

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