16 Jan '18, 1pm

Orangutan found tortured and decapitated prompts Indonesia probe

The discovery of a headless orangutan body bearing signs of extensive physical abuse has prompted an investigation by authorities in Central Kalimantan, in Indonesian Borneo. Authorities, however, have drawn criticism for hastily burying the body before carrying out a necropsy, which could have helped determine the cause of death and aided in the investigation. Orangutans face a range of threats in the wild, including loss of habitat as their forests are razed for plantations and mines, and hunting for the illegal pet trade. Warning: Some photos may be disturbing or graphic. JAKARTA — Conservation authorities in Indonesia are investigating the death of an orangutan whose headless and apparently tortured body was found earlier this week in a river in central Borneo. A villager in South Barito district, in the province of Central Kalimantan, discovered the bloated body of th...

Full article: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/01/orangutan-found-torture...

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