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Schoolkids Write Book About Orphaned Orangutan

Laurel Neme | Posted 07.28.2016 | Green
Laurel Neme

Writing in "first person orangutan" isn't easy. Just ask 10-year-old Caroline Mulcahy, a fifth grader at P.S. 107 John W. Kimball Learning Center in Brooklyn, New York. She and her classmates spent months during lunch and recess writing and illustrating a book, One Special Orangutan: The Story of Budi, about the plight of orangutans in Borneo.

Hunters Shot This Baby Orangutan, Then Left Him For Dead

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 06.30.2016 | Crime

A baby orangutan is lucky to be alive after being abandoned in a store in West Borneo last week. When discovered, Didik had a bullet lodged in his sho...

Orangutan Who Misses Mom So Much She Hugs Herself Finally Gets Love

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 01.22.2016 | Good News

Joss the orphaned baby orangutan is a victim of captivity. Fortunately, she is finally getting the love and life she deserves. According to Internatio...

450 Dogs Surround Life-Saving Secret Santa

Janet Kinosian | Posted 02.22.2015 | Green
Janet Kinosian

Yes, heroes are everywhere, but there are heroes and then there are HEROES. And for stray animals in Eastern Europe, these people are super-heroes.

LOOK: These Adorable Baby Orangutans Will Help You Celebrate World Orangutan Day

Posted 08.19.2013 | Good News

Here's a little something that will brighten your day. Today isn't just any old Monday -- it's World Orangutan Day! Story continues after photo. I...

Trapped Orangutan Rescued From Snare (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 04.13.2012 | Green

An orangutan trapped in a snare for ten days was rescued by International Animal Rescue (IAR) Thursday. The rescue team sedated the young male, f...