Indonesia set to free orangutans into ‘killing fields’

Agence France-Presse: More than 1,000 captive orangutans set for release into the wild on Borneo island are being sent into a "killing field" of illegal logging and poaching, conservationists said Thursday. Indonesia has reserved 86,450 hectares (214,000 acres) of forest in Muara Wahau, East Kalimantan province, for the rehabilitation of 1,200 captive big apes over the next four years. But the independent Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) warned that the endangered mammals were being sent to their deaths unless......

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