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Orangutan Conservation with Leif Cocks
Episode 5215th May 2020 • The Wild Life • The Wild Life
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Everybody loves Orangutans, but how much do we really know about them? We are currently living in a world where we may lose all wild orangutans within the next decade as a result of human activity, but many of us are live our day to day lives unaware of that tragic fact. In this episode, we sit down with Leif Cocks, World-Renowned Orangutan Expert, whose worked in the field for nearly 30 years.

He's the author of “Orangutans and their Battle for Survival”, “Orangutans: My Cousins, My Friends” and “Finding our Humanity: An Inner Journey Towards Understanding Ourselves and Our Way Forward”. Leif has leadership roles in 10 organizations, including The Orangutan Project which he founded in 1998, and was responsible for the first ever reintroduction of a zoo born orangutan!

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