A Hilarious Note About Orangutans That Might Just Hit Too Close To Home

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It’s pretty widely known that orangutans and humans have a lot in common genetically. But there are some key differences…

But seriously. Silliness aside, orangutans aren’t living the easy life these days. Their rainforest habitats are rapidly being destroyed by human activity (including illegal logging, palm oil plantations, mining, etc.) as well as huge forest fires. They’re also illegally traded and sometimes even hunted. Both species of orangutan are endangered for sure, and they need our help!

If you care about orangutans and the rainforest, consider sharing this post with your friends.

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