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An Orange UK representative said today his company is looking to customers, rather than itself, to look after the intelligent ape called the Orang Utang. Since Orange UK launched a series of streetwide hoardings using decimated species the Orang Utang, because it is of an orange colour, he said a total of £35,000 was raised -- by end users. The £35,000 is a voluntary contribution from people subscribing to the Orange service and his company is not putting any money forward to save the intelligent ape, he confirmed. Nor, he said, could he name the apes, male and female, that are figured in the advert on almost every street hoarding in the UK. Orange is featuring at least three on the billboards. The representative said they did not have any names. They were merely apes, he claimed. The Orang Utang is one of the most threatened apes on the planet and possibly males and females of the species don't have mobile phones -- or habitats. A BT spokesperson described the adverts as the most cynical ever that he had seen. There are nearly six billion "superchimps" (humans) on the planet. Oh, and by the way, it took two hours of waiting time to get through to Orange Central... ®

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