Rescue Mission Part 1 – Orangutan Diary – BBC


Part 1 of 2. Siska, who works with the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, is looking for a missing female Orangutan. She ends up investigating a modest forest house, where her findings present her with a dilemma.

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  1. Those orangutans share 97o/o DNA with humans. Wonder if these people who kill the Mother and take the baby know this ?. Would they do this if they new how closely related we are ?

  2. I do wonder if those lucky enough, like myself, who don't have to go without and have food and a roof over our heads, if put in this position would sell an orangutan in order to provide for their family. A month's wages is a lot. An orangutan's life is worth so much more.

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