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Two Baby Orangutans Are Rescued After Being Discovered In A Suitcase

Thailand's Customs Guards searched a Malaysian man's vehicle at the border control in Thailand and found a shocking discovery...

a story about endangered animals being found in a mans vehicle that was trying to smuggle them into Thailand
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After two years shut up in a tiny dark wooden box, Kotap, a young four-year-old male orangutan in Indonesia has finally been freed and taken to the rescue center Of International Animal Rescue (IAR) for treatment and rehabilitation. When rescuers found him, Kotap had nothing but a straw and a plastic bottle with him. Watch The Video of the rescue.

good guy leonardo dicaprio needs your help to save the sumatran orangutan
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Actor and Activist, Leonardo DiCaprio, recently posted this photo to his Instagram account with the description: "As the forest of the #Indonesian #LeuserEcosystem continues to be cleared to meet demand for Palm Oil, the critically endangered Sumatran #orangutan is being pushed to the brink of extinction. Here, at the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme's Orangutan Quarantine Center, rescued orangutans are rehabilitated so they can be released back into the wild. If we don't stop this rampant destruction, the Leuser Ecosystem and the Sumatran orangutans that call it home could be lost forever. Click the link in the bio to support this important work. #Indonesia". This is clearly a cause close to his heart. If you'd like to learn more, the link he's talking about can be found here.