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World Orangutan Day
World Orangutan Day, observed on August 19th, raises awareness about the conservation and protection of orangutans. This day educates the public about the threats they face, such as deforestation and illegal wildlife trade, and emphasizes the importance of preserving their habitats. World Orangutan Day inspires individuals and organizations to take action to ensure the survival of these critically endangered primates in the wild.