Depressing Video Shows Orangutan Trying To Save His Home From Bulldozers
WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAYThis dramatic footage shows the devastating impact deforestation is having on precious orangutan habitat. This desperate orangutan is frantically seeking refuge from the destructive power of the bulldozer; a machine that has already decimated everything else around him. Despite all the obstacles thrown at them, our team were able to rescue this orangutan and bring him to safety. Unfortunately, scenes like this are becoming more and more frequent in Indonesia. Deforestation has caused the orangutan population to plummet; habitats are destroyed and orangutans are left to starve and die.We need to ACT NOW. This World Environment Day, plant a tree and help us rebuild and protect precious orangutan habitat. The situation is critical, and we are running out of time. PLANT A TREE TODAY: https://internationalanimalrescue.org/plant-tree?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=World_Environment_Day_2018&utm_content=videoPlease share this post far and wide. Thank you.
Posted by International Animal Rescue on Tuesday, 5 June 2018
This video will break your heart because it shows the devastating impact of deforestation on wildlife. The dramatic footage captures an orangutan that seems as if he is trying to fight off a bulldozer razing his home to the ground in the middle of a forest. Deforestation is taking place at an astonishing pace in Indonesia and that is having some profound implications.
Ape against machine
The bulldozer can be seen to be pulling down trees in the orangutan’s natural habitat and as it does so the ape frantically tries to confront the machine in a bid to find sanctuary. The video was posted by on social media by International Animal Rescue which is an organisation dedicated to animal welfare and was meant to mark the occasion of World Environment Day.
Please do something to stop the destruction
The organisation made a plea to protect the habitat of orangutans and said that deforestation has caused their populations to plunge. The organisation added that habitats are being destroyed with orangutans being left to simply starve and die. The NGO is urging people who see the video to plant trees and help protect orangutan habitats.