Orangutans for Sale

Orme, Helen
January 2007
Orangutans in Danger;2007, p16
The article focuses on the marketing of orangutans. Baby orangutans are put into tiny cages to be sold in the market after poachers caught them. They are often mistreated and not fed well which results to their deaths before reaching their new owners. Keeping orangutans as pets became popular after a television show in Taiwan featured a family having one.


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