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The Orangutan and the Hound

When Surya the orangutan meets a hound dog by the river, the two carry on like long lost friends.

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Odd Couples: The Orangutan and the Hound

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When Surya the orangutan meets a hound dog by the river, the two carry on like long lost friends.

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Gubás Gabriella
Gubás Gabriella


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Subud established a consistent network of enterprises around the word and in that countries, which are important for them. That includes 


foundations, banks, huge agricultural territories, mines, powerhouses and a wide range of processing trades. The one of the oldest 


organization has been built in Borneo, Indonesia, influencing the whole local region financial life.


Subud could create an empire, consist of free labor forces and industries network, by a microcredit system for the pour and backward Dajak 


folk lived in the island. Dajak families meant a cheap and governable labor, because their children can work with them in the Subud’s mines 


and plantation. One plantation of oil palm tree needs 8 years to become productive, therefore it is important to hold the costs low. On that 


score Subud employs a mass of children. 


Adrienne Francoise Miller
Adrienne Francoise Miller

Thank you for removing this video! There's nothing cute about wild animals being exploited for someone's personal and financial gain. Well done, Nat Geo!

Elisa Tobia
Elisa Tobia

The video must be removed because it shows 00.00 and the thumbnail shows it at 3+ minutes. Bummer

Elisa Tobia
Elisa Tobia

What a bummer this won't launch.  Appears that the video has been removed as it shows no time

Camille McFadden
Camille McFadden

@Adrienne Miller What do you mean by being exploited?  Maybe you need to do research about orangutans. Orangutans are an endangered species that are being rescued by organizations such as this once. The babies are orphaned because poachers kill and/or kidnap the babies for zoos, circuses, movie trainers, etc. These organizations teach the baby orangutans the skills needed to survive in the wild and breed them to increase the horrifically low population. This is actually a beautiful thing that is happening. If they are making money off of the amazing relationship between the organg and the hound dog, good for them. These organizations thrive off of sponsors and donations to continue their rescue mission.

Ann Alejandro
Ann Alejandro

Adrienne--this perky lady now has THREE young orangutans and I assure you they are bought off black market; yes they were orphaned because their mothers were killed and the babies sold into black market. She is a private owner, not a rehabilitator: NO PRIVATE REHABILITATORS EXIST IN THE U.S. These orangutans will never see the forests where they belong. Rehabilitation for orangutans is allowed only in the 2 countries from which they came. Show me ONE wild survival skill she has taught this juvenile orangutan. And these orangutans were NOT rescued. They were torn screaming from their dead mothers' bodies by the very poachers who shot or macheted the mother to death. How could she possibly be training "her" orangutans to survive in the wild when her native population is one ocean and two continents away? She is the end game in an illegal conspiracy which broke several Sumatran or Bornean laws, and perhaps some U.S. Laws regarding importation of stolen animals. Or she bought them off a dealer here in the U.S. Who is captive breeding the ones he has, and in order for him to profit, he has to take the babies off the mother's breast 3 to 5 years too soon, so that instead of breeding every 6 to 9 years, she was probably bred in her next cycle and her life is a series of having one baby after another taken from her. They scream and cry and won't eat for weeks as soon as this happens. The minute they give birth they sit in a corner and try to hide their baby. But it's always the same.

Not cute. Disgusting and cruel.

Jenny Allen
Jenny Allen

@Camille McFadden

This particular organisation featured does NOT
rescue or rehabilitate. If it did so, it would be located in Sumatra/Borneo, not the US, where they've imported the animals. This guy has a list of black mark against this name when it come to animal treatment. Try looking at NGOs such the Centre for Orangutan Protection for what your referring to.