30 Jan '12, 6am

Terrified Orangutans Saved from Hunters (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

Terrified Orangutans Saved from Hunters (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

A startling video shows an orangutan mother and baby being saved in the nick of time from hunters in Borneo earlier this month. A team from a local orangutan orphanage had been searching the area near a palm oil plantation after reports of systematic killing of the apes. The UK Daily Mail quoted primate scientist Dr. Signe Preuschoft, who was on the scene: “Our arrival could not have been more timely. A few minutes later and the orangutans could have been dead. We discovered a gang of young men surrounding them and both victims were clearly petrified. The gang meanwhile were jubilant in anticipation of their rewards for catching and killing the animals.”

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