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O is for Orangutan

Pregnant orangutan clinging to the last tree in rainforest felled for palm oil ¬† ¬†Caters News Agency. . 80% of the rainforest in Sumatra and Borneo, where orangutans live, has been cut down in the last twenty years. In only ten years time, there will be no orangutans left unless something is done very quickly …

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J is for Javan Rhinoceros

Javan Rhino Some time ago I was Googling and was horrified by a photograph I saw of a rhinoceros with its horn hacked off – its face a gaping wound, it stood, a dejected, beaten animal. It had to be put down. I just have not been able to put the image out of my …

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