The orangutans are the two exclusively Asian species of extant great apes.
Native to Indonesia ..... Unlike many other primates, male orangutans do not
seem to practice infanticide. This may be beca...
When caught with offspring, the young are often kept as pets. The pet trade is a
major problem. It is thought that for each orangutan reaching Taiwan, as many as
So by conserving the orangutan's habitat, we're also benefiting local .... there
were probably 230,000 orangutans - around four times as many as there are
At this rate of loss, many experts believe orangutans could be extinct in the wild
.... no orangutan population of undoubted viability will be left in the world within a
2004) support the acceptance of the Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelii) as
distinct .... A peace deal negotiated in 2005 led to political stability and many new
Aside from donating to the many orangutan charities around the world, there are
many other things you can do to help save the orangutan on day-to-day basis.
Mar 9, 2004 ... Orangutans' days in the wild may be numbered unless something drastic occurs
to halt the pace of illegal logging—and soon, according to ...
The word orangutan means man of the forest, and the name came to be when
explorers found these peculiar animals in the wild. While they had many ...
Oct 22, 2015 ... He said he's worried about how many wild orangutans have died from ...
orangutan, Gito, who had been kept in a cardboard box and left in the ...
Almost 80% of orangutan habitat has disappeared in the last 20 years. We are
losing ... There are now only 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world. We must stop ...