International Animal Rescue
Meet the woman trying to save them.
Great Big Story documents how International Animal Rescue rehabilitates orphaned orangutans in Borneo.
Slaughtering orangutans is a common crime on Borneo, but rarely prosecuted.
Writing in "first person orangutan" isn't easy. Just ask 10-year-old Caroline Mulcahy, a fifth grader at P.S. 107 John W. Kimball Learning Center in Brooklyn, New York. She and her classmates spent months during lunch and recess writing and illustrating a book, One Special Orangutan: The Story of Budi, about the plight of orangutans in Borneo.
Luckily, little Didik was rescued just in time and is now on the slow road to recovery.
A rescue organization has dedicated itself to rehabilitating her.
Yes, heroes are everywhere, but there are heroes and then there are HEROES. And for stray animals in Eastern Europe, these people are super-heroes.
Here's a little something that will brighten your day. Today isn't just any old Monday -- it's World Orangutan Day! International
Take a look at some graphic photos from the rescue earlier this week. An orangutan trapped in a snare for ten days was rescued