Friday, November 16, 2007


well if I were a single issue voter, a single issue that might swing my vote would probably be orangutans.
It's sad that the tragic and desperate plight of these gentle creatures has become lost in the gesturing and jesting of electioneering
We need to recognise the massive amount of suffering being inflicted on a species that is 97% genetically identical to humans. AOP


Juke said...

Sadder still is it isn't necessary that they precede us into whatever passes for an eternity that will hold us both. It doesn't have to happen.
It's driven by the one constant of evil in all spheres and realms: selfishness, and that bitter wounded rage the thwarted self retreats to in its pain.

boynton said...


And for these essential items:
ice-cream, chocolate, biscuits, margarine, detergents, shampoos, toothpaste, lipsticks, paints and in the deep-fryers at most takeaway shops.

Armagnac Esq. said...

Their remaining habitats are the key. Rampant logging is the greatest threat. Corruption tied to that industry in particular. Feel for the tigers, gibbons, and other players in the same rainforests too...

boynton said...

Rampant logging for Palm oil.

And Ta, arm esq, you prompted me to find this field blog on Gibbons.

Ann O'Dyne said...

bloody Indonesian bloody government. our bully neighbour.

the number in their military exceeds The Entire Population of Australia.

keywords: Wiranto, Balibo, Aceh, muslim