Rescuers Spot Baby Orangutan In Cardboard Box, Realize There’s Still Time To Save HimFebruary 26, 2019
Global economic development is one of the major causes of climate change and the destruction of wild habitats. For many of us in urban environments, though, the problem may seem abstract and distant. But the plight of this baby orangutan might help us understand why it’s critically important that we all take action.
When the animal rescue team first saw Gito, they initially thought he was dead. The baby orangutan looked almost mummified, and it became clear he was in dire need of help. But the veterinary clinic was nine hours away. Rescuers didn’t know if he would make it, but they had to try.