Orangutan granted “non-human person” rights status


It was only a matter of time till something like this was to happen, I just wasn't sure that it would happen in my lifetime. An orangutan in captivity has been granted non-human person rights status by Argentina.

By granting Sandra, the 29 year-old orangutan, rights, the Argentinian courts have decreed that the animal has basic rights such…

Orangutan granted “non-human person” rights status

Source: Cool Sci-Fi

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