Thursday, May 31, 2012

Orangutan rescued from poaching, returned to wild, then shot 62 times by thrill-seeking villagers

Orangutan rescued from poaching, returned to wild, then shot 62 times by thrill-seeking villagers: A blind Sumatran orangutan named Leuser was poached, sold as a gift, rescueed by the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program, and returned to the wild. Then, villagers seeking entertainment shot him 62 times. He has been rescued again, and his story is told in photos here.




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