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Tapirs, Monkeys, Baby Orangutans And More Animal Photos

Posted 03.10.2013 | Green

Here’s a recap of animal stories and events from the past week: Interesting discoveries:A newly-found Siberian skull hints that dogs may have bee...

Real Time With the Ape and the Donald

Erica Grossman | Posted 04.11.2013 | Comedy
Erica Grossman

Upon learning on Monday that Trump had sued Maher for $5 million dollars in the wake of the remark, Koko the Gorilla has gone apesh*t.

'Badass' Orangutan Survives After Being Shot 100 Times In Borneo

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green

An endangered orangutan has been called a "badass" after she survived a brutal attack, in which she was shot more than 100 times with a pellet gun, Ge...

What Will It Take to Win the Gold in Rainforest Defense?

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 10.17.2012 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

In the Olympics of forest defense, protection of natural rainforests from destruction by the companies feeding voracious markets is what will make the difference between a gold medal and unimaginable loss... and optimistic it may be, but I'm putting my money on a win.

Orangutan Emergency in Indonesia: The Edge of Extinction

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

The extinction of the world's great apes, taking place in remote rainforests and seemingly out of our control, is much closer than you might imagine -- and the solution is nearer still.

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...

PHOTOS: Orangutan Overload

Posted 10.22.2011 | Green

Orangutans have been making quite a splash in news this summer. Most recently, people watched in awe as an orangutan at Japan's Tama Zoo cooled of...

WATCH: Orangutan Cools Off In A Shockingly Human Manner

Posted 10.20.2011 | Green

Somebody may want to show this video to Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann. An orangutan at Japan's Tama Zoo delighted visitors with its cooling off s...

PHOTOS: Baby Orangutan Born At Denver Zoo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Denver Zoo welcomed a new member this summer; a female baby orangutan named Hetsy. Hetsy, who was born on June 19, is doing well and bonding with...

Orangutan Boxing In Thailand Draws Criticism From Animal Activists

WFMZ Allentown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Animal rights activists are trying to end the practice of orangutan boxing at a park called Safari World in Thailand. Though the animals mostly mak...

Nonja Facebook: Orangutan Takes Photos, Shares Them Online

CNET News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

She's like the Ashton Kutcher of the ape world: An orangutan in the Vienna Zoo now has a Facebook fan page to showcase the photos she takes with a dig...

Texas vs. Alabama: Orangutan Bruno Makes His Pick (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Texas and Alabama do not play for the BCS National Championship until tonight, but one oracle has already weighed in on who will be victorious. Bruno,...

Where's My Orangutan? Why Biofuels Don't Kill Apes

Josh Tickell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Tickell

The next time you eat a cookie off of your Mahogany table that was brought to you on diesel-fueled transportation, consider this: everything you touch, everything you buy and everything you eat comes at a price.

Orangutan Escape: Short-Circuits Wires, Builds Ladder To Flee Zoo In Adelaide (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Karta, a 27-year-old orangutan short-circuited electrical wires and built a make-shift ladder to climb a fence in an escape attempt at Australia's Ade...