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Orangutan leaves Argentina zoo for new life as ‘nonhuman person’

By DW
28 September 2019   |   11:29 am
Sandra, an orangutan recognized by a court as a "nonhuman person," with sentience and rights, is beginning a new life. She had languished in Buenos Aires, shuffling about alone in a concrete enclosure.

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