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Where Have all the Pangolin Gone this Endangered Species Day? By, Susan Sacirbey

From Diplomat Artist Buzz & Animal Welfare Ambassadors
About  55,000 Borneo orangutans are left in the wild according to the UN Environment Programme. –MORE–

World Humanitarian Day, 19 August, shares the day with World Orangutan Day: “Pain comes in different packages, but empathy is universal.” To all the courageous aid workers who try to rescue these loving creatures & raise awareness about this great ape whose survival is threatened through habitat loss from industrial plantations, especially palm oil production; the pet trade; & subsistence hunting. View the link for some breathtaking photos and become aware of the dangers to the environment from our use of palm oil.