…………………………………….After Marilyn and I visited Malaysia, we became passionate advocates of greater protection of the rain-forest and the home to endangered wildlife.
We were amazed at the mile after mile of palm tree plantations for palm oil production; originally this was rain-forest.
Malaysia still has some amazing wildlife but they live in the rain-forest, so please spread the word!
This video says about itself:
April 5, 2013
The International Animal Rescue team have rescued several female orangutans from the ravaged forests of Indonesian Borneo. One female was half starved, her frightened baby clinging to her back, while another was lactating, but her baby was missing, presumed dead or stolen after a desperate search.
The footage shows the IAR team and members of the local forestry department (BKSDA) capturing the starving orangutans and translocating them to areas where there is sufficient food for their survival.
Wildlife Extra writesabout this:
4 starving orangutans rescued after their forest was bulldozed
International Animal Rescue (IAR) releases dramatic footage showing rescue of starving orangutans
April 2013. International Animal Rescue’s team in Indonesia has released dramatic footage showing how they rescued four starving orangutans from an oil palm concession in Borneo after their forest homes were bulldozed by a company belonging to the Roundtable…
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