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Poaching And Habitat Destruction Seriously Threatens Gorillas And Chimps!!

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The illegal wildlife trade is literally a multibillion-dollar industry!

The same type of trafficking that's almost made tigers extinct is now threatening great apes!

Chimps, orangoutangs, gorillas and bonobos are all being plucked from their natural habitats and bought by private collectors or disreputable zoos.

The numbers are cray cray!

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New Baby Orangutan Is REALLY Close To His Mom!

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A baby Sumatran Orangutan named Tripa is really attached to his mom!

In fact, since Tripa's birth, his mom Emma has not let him out of her sight!

And he was born all the way back on October 19.

The two spend their time together at the United Kingdom’s Chester Zoo.

Young Orangutans are the only other species, besides humans, whose childhoods can last up to eight years!

So it isn't any surprise to zookeepers that Tripa is by his mama's side.

After all, he depends on her for food, transportation, and love!

The three keys to any mammal's heart!!

The Sumatran Orangutan is an endangered species, so we're SUPER glad this baby is being carefully watched by his mama.

Take care of that cutie!

[Image via Chester Zoo.]

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Anne Hathaway And Other Stars Back Orangutan Charity Auction

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Anne Hathaway is using her celebrity status to support the orangutans!

Along with a whole mess of other stars!

The Les Miz star has signed a page right out of the script from her movie Ella Enchanted, and is planning to donate it to the Sumatran Orangutan Society's auction.

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Donald Trump Slaps Bill Maher With $5 Mil Lawsuit After Proving He Isn't Part Orangutan!

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donald-trump-sues-bill-maher-5-million-orangutan-birth-certificateHoly horrible hairpieces, Batman — we aren't even making this one up!

Donald Trump just sued the HIGHlarious host of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher for $5 million smackeroos!

The reason?

Because Donald isn't part orangutan!

Seriously! This story is 100% non-fiction!!

His lawsuit alleges Bill Maher agreed to donate $5 mil to charity if Donald PROVED he wasn't part orangutan!

The real estate tycoon since released his birth certificate — which, for the record, shows

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