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Write to Lasah’s owners

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Could you spare two minutes to write to the Langkawi Elephant Adventures (LEA)? LEA are the owners of Lasah. Please write today to ask them to stop exploiting Lasah and allow him to... READ MORE

Orangutan public awareness volunteers wanted

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Friends of the Orangutans (Malaysia) is currently looking to enlist two highly passionate Malaysian volunteers, part time, to join us in preserving our national heritage, the orangutan. You will play a major role... READ MORE

Write today to help #FreeLasah

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Please write today to the Environment Minister of Malaysia (NRE) to ask for Lasah’s transfer to the Kuala Gandah elephant sanctuary. The Wildlife Department and the prime minister’s office will also be copied... READ MORE