|Pangkalan Bun - A orangutans|
TEMPO.CO, Pangkalan Bun - A orangutans are found in a state full of bullet wounds exposed her body in oil palm plantations, Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan. An autopsy conducted Doctors Team Orangutan Foundation UK found a 104 grain bullet in the body of the orang-utan.
»X-rays done in the head, chest, abdomen, legs and arms," ??said veterinarian from Orangutan Foundation UK, DVM. Zulfiqri, in a press release received by Tempo, Wednesday, October 24, 2012. Orangutans are found by a rescue team SKW II-BKSDA Kalimantan and Orangutan Foundation on October 10, 2012.
According Zulfiqri, from the body of an orangutan, named Aan was found 37 bullets in the head and 67 bullets were scattered over his body. »Several bullets also lodged in vital organs, including in the heart and lungs," he said.
Currently Aan, who is still in intensive care, in critical condition. »Aan likely to die due to severe infections in the head," said Zulfiqri. Shot in the head to make the holes that will be the entrance for various types of disease, including the types of deadly diseases.
The bullet lodged around the eyes and ears make Aan no longer have the ability to see and hear. »His left eye was blind when Aan was taken out of the oil palm plantations," said Zulfiqri.
According to the Liaison Officer Orangutan Foundation UK, Astri Siregar, the team will continue to seek the best way to be able to continue to live Aan. »Operations and treatments for Aan will be pursued to the fullest," said Simpson. When Aan able to survive, will be moved to one of the camp reintroduction in Lamandau River Wildlife Reserve, Central Kalimantan.
Head of Conservation Areas II-Natural Resources Conservation Center of Central Kalimantan (Kalimantan BKSDA SKW-II), Hartono SP deplored the conditions experienced by Aan. He was one of the orangutan species legally protected because it is endangered. »Other relevant Government agencies need to evaluate the provision permitting development outside the forestry sector to keep the balance of nature," said Hartono.
The shooting of orangutans often occurs in oil palm plantations. In January orangutan hunting action revealed by the discovery of the bones of the orangutan. Cases involving oil palm plantations PT Prima and PT Citra conformable Sabhantara Rawi Santosa, PT Khaleda Agroprima Malindo, in East Kutai Police disclosed East Kutai in East Kalimantan.
source: http://id.berita.yahoo.com/104-peluru-bersarang-di-tubuh-orang-utan-122401176.html #