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Orangutans fight for their survival on a protected island

Sumatran orangutans are designated as Critically Endangered by the IUCN, with a population of just a few thousand, while the Borneo orangutan is considered Threatened. The UN calls the current status of the remaining orangutans “a conservation emergency.” Habitat destruction caused by the massive expansion of palm oil plantations is a primary reason orangutans are facing the threat of extinction. http://ran.org/indonesia%E2%80%99s-rainforests-biodiversity-and-endangered-species

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from the Guardian

24 hours in pictures

Read this article about how the ph changes in the ocean is favoring an increase of Jellyfish communes in the ocean. We actively can help by choosing sustainable fishes like albacore instead of tuna. And by keeping up with the world around us.

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from Northern Parrots

5 Things You Should Know About Parrots

Here are five facts you should know about #Parrots from Barbara Heidenreich of Good Bird Inc.

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from Mail Online

But mum, I don't need a bath! Adorable orphan ape Mr Bernie, two, does all he can to avoid getting his fur wet

Adorable orphan ape Mr Bernie does all he can to avoid getting his fur wet in bath in Borneo... Please help this orphans and donate to Sumatran Orangutang Society ... www.orangutans-sos.org/ Sumatran orangutans are critically endangered. Habitat loss and poaching are pushing them towards imminent extinction.

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from Mail Online

Adorable pictures of orphaned baby sloths enjoying a VERY slow life

Unlike other sloth centres that thrive on tourism for funding, the creatures are not available to be seen by the public as it is in their best interest to have as little human contact as possible, according to the website

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Dolphins Save Drowning Dog! - On Marco Island, Florida a group of dolphins came to the aid of a lost Dog that had fallen into a canal and couldn’t get out. The dolphins made so much noise, it attracted the attention of people living nearby, who then rescued the dog. The Dog was believed to have spent 15 hours in the canal water before he was pulled out by fire personnel and reunited with his owner.

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from Mail Online

But mum, I don't need a bath! Adorable orphan ape Mr Bernie, two, does all he can to avoid getting his fur wet

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The BIG cat who likes getting wet and wild

photos of tigers in the wild | Go tiger! This Big Cat seems as comfortable in the water as onland

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from BBC News

World War One: The circus animals that helped Britain

Fascinating article from BBC about the conscription of circus animals due to shortages of horses.

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from Mail Online

Play time for young and old! Polar bears caught mucking about in the snow after a long hibernation

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