TIME for action not just 'investigation'. An endangered Orangutan is rescued from the protected Tripa peat swamp forest in Aceh province, which is being destroyed to make way for a palm oil plantation, on Wednesday.
Orangutans are arguably the most intelligent of the great apes and one of our closest relatives. However, because of the ongoing destruction of the remaining rainforests, they are on the brink of extinction.
Mother Orangutan And Her Baby Rescued By HOCRU team - evacuated two orangutans, a mother and her baby, from a small hectare) patch of forest that was about to be cleared for oil palm cultivation by local farmers.
Overjoyed orangutans go ape as they are released into the wild for the very first time