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JAKARTA, Indonesia — Four Indonesian farmers and a 13-year-old boy admitted they stabbed, clubbed and shot a critically endangered orangutan at least 130 times...
Borneo’s orangutan population plunged by 100,000 since 1999

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The most comprehensive study of Borneo's orangutans estimates their numbers have plummeted by more than 100,000 since 1999, as the palm...
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina zoo says a new baby gorilla is on its way. ...
It’s a boy: Gorilla baby in Leipzig Zoo named Kio

BERLIN — The Leipzig Zoo says a baby gorilla born in December is a boy and has been named Kio, meaning "the Strong." ...
Orangutan shot with air gun 130 times in 2nd Borneo killing

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A male orangutan on the Indonesian portion of Borneo died after being shot at least 130 times with an air gun...
Ellen DeGeneres presented a gorilla conservation center

LOS ANGELES — Actress Portia de Rossi is giving wife Ellen DeGeneres her own namesake gorilla conservation center for her 60th birthday. ...
Daimler suspends manager connected to monkey testing

FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker Daimler says it has suspended an executive who represented it at an industry-backed organization that commissioned diesel exhaust tests involving...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has axed a nicotine addiction study at an Arkansas lab after the deaths of...
Volkswagen suspends executive over monkey tests

FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker Volkswagen has suspended a top executive in response to widespread public criticism over experiments in which monkeys were exposed to...
German automakers face heat over tests on monkeys, humans

FRANKFURT, Germany — Public criticism of the German auto industry has escalated after a report that an industry-sponsored entity commissioned a study of the...

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