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Close down all illegal wildlife sales in Indonesia. The wildlife belongs in the wild. Indonesian Law No. 5/1990 says: Every person who kill, capture, keep protected species (alive or dead) can be sentenced to five years in jail and fine of IDR100 million (US$7,400.00).
Outreach Activity to Prevent Tapanuli Orangutan Capture at Marsada Village, South Tapanuli Regency (March 15, 2020)
Posted on 04:37 March 19th, 2020


The Scorpion Foundation team carried out an outreach activity in Marsada village, Sipirok subdistrict of South Tapanuli regency in North Sumatra province (March 15, 2020). During the activity, Scorpion team met the local villagers to explain about  the situation of Tapanuli orangutan which was the world's most Critically Endangered great ape. Dedi Daulay, a Batangtoru based staff of Scorpion Foundation talked to the villagers in South Tapanuli dialect asking them to prevent capture of Tapanuli orangutan because it was protected by the Indonesian Law No. 5/ 1990. Whoever illegally capture, keep, transport or trade protected animal can be sentenced to 5 years in jail plus IDR100,000,000 (approximately USD7,000). 



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