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Orangutans in zoos in need of better treatment

  • Ainur Rohmah

    The Jakarta Post

Semarang | Thu, February 16 2012 | 09:37 am
Orangutans in zoos in need of better treatment

PREMIUM The Jakarta Post/Arief SuhardimanOrangutans kept in zoos across Indonesia are in dire need of better treatment, with many showing symptoms of mental illness and distress, an activist of the Center for Orangutan Protection (COP) has said.

The coordinator of the center’s conservation division, Daniek Hendarto, said that most of the zoos in the country generally used cages to showcase orangu...