Argentinian Courts More Sensible than Courts in the US

An orangutan named Sandra, covered with a blanket, gestures inside its cage at Buenos Aires' Zoo

Unlike this recent story from the US, a court in Argentina granted Sandra, a captive orangutan, limited legal rights. Lawyers successfully argued that Sandra should be considered a person and that she had been illegally detained for 20 years at a zoo in Buenos Aires. Sandra will live out the rest of her life at a sanctuary.

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