TITLE

Orangutans for Sale

AUTHOR(S)
Orme, Helen
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Orangutans in Danger;2007, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
24106263

 

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