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Orangutan release prompts calls for zoo closure in Phuket - The Nation

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    <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href=""><b>Orangutan release prompts calls for <b>zoo</b> closure in Phuket</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">The Nation</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Bangkok - Animal rights groups are demanding the closure of a <b>zoo</b> in Phuket after it admitted to releasing an illegal orangutan to avoid prosecution, officials said Saturday. Orangutans are protected and cannot be kept without a license, under the <b>...</b></font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href=""><nobr><b>and more&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> More...