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
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Update: 28 November 2016 Note to supporters: It seems that we might only be able to send out five updates through a Care2.com petition and we have just made our 5th update on... READ MORE
On October 17th the Department of Wildlife and National Parks responded to our and supporters’ call for Lasah the solitary working elephant on... READ MORE
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
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
What’s wrong with visiting orangutan rehabilitation centres? Orangutans undergoing rehab should not/must not be exposed to the public for two reasons: 1. Risk of disease transmission – orangutans who... READ MORE