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Alison Reinhart
Calgary, Canada

Feb 20, 2013 — This is a story published today about the plight of orangutans in what is left of the forests in the Aceh province. Luckily the Mama orangutan wasn't killed, which is normally what happens when babies are taken to be sold as pets.

SOCP Confiscates Illegal Pet Orangutan Captured On Palm Oil Estate | Orangutan Conservancy
SOCP Confiscates Illegal Pet Orangutan Captured On Palm Oil Estate | Orangutan Conservancy
A team from the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP: comprising PanEco Foundation (Switzerland), Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) Aceh, and Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari (YEL) Medan successfully confiscated an infant orangutan on 19th February 2013 at Afdeling II of PT. Socfindo plantation, Sidojadi Village, Darul Makmur sub-district of Nagan Raya district in Aceh province, Indonesia.
http://www.orangutan.com