Borneo: Orangutan Fights Loggers' Deforestation Efforts; Video Wows Netizens

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A video of an Orangutan seemingly defending its home from being demolished by loggers is making a stir on Twitter.

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Updated On:
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A video of an orangutan seemingly defending its home from being demolished by loggers is making a stir on Twitter, and it proves how heartbreaking it is to destroy someone's home. 

The video was shared by Twitter account Parveen Kaswan (@ParveenKaswan) with a caption, "They were clearing his house. Cutting forest. But this #orangutan decided to fight the excavating machine by himself. Oranguton spend most of time on trees & now only found in Borneo & Sumatra. Considered as very intelligent & most arboreal among apes. Now #CriticallyEndangered."

In an eighteen second video, the animal was seen fruitlessly lashing against a digger in the Sungai Putri forest in Borneo, Indonesia as loggers bulldozed through. 

The video has garnered more than 8K views, making the netizen's heartbreak and weep as orangutan's home gets demolished. 

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Twitterati React:

Some of the users questioned the greediness of human beings and also said it 'heartbreaking'. 

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While one of the users said that humans don't deserve Earth. 

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Meanwhile, one user appreciated the orangutan's efforts and noted the determination and ferocity with which it fought against the loggers.

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