Teacher’s Facebook 'orangutan' comment about student sparks controversy

Teacher’s Facebook 'orangutan' comment about student sparks controversy

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Two orangutans are pictured at the Gunung Leuser National Park in Langkat, North Sumatra on February 12, 2012. Experts say there are about 50,000 to 60,000 orangutans left in the wild, 80 percent of them in Indonesia and the rest in Malaysia. AFP PHOTO / SUTANTA ADITYA (Photo credit should read SUTANTA ADITYA/AFP/Getty Images)

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Posted on July 6, 2012 at 6:44 AM

Updated Friday, Jul 6 at 7:06 AM

A Florida teacher's post on Facebook said, "I'm fairly convinced that one of my students may be the evolutionary link between orangutans and humans."

The teacher identified the student by using his grade level and initials.

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