Threats to the orangutan. The destruction and degradation of the tropical rain
forest, particularly lowland forest, in Borneo and Sumatra is the main reason ...
Orangutans Face Extinction. A crisis exists for orangutans. In 2015, the
Orangutan Conservancy believes there are only about 40,000 orangutans
remaining in ...
... and degradation of the tropical rain forest, particularly lowland forest, in Borneo
and Sumatra is the main reason orangutans are threatened with extinction.
Apr 17, 2007 ... The biggest threat to orangutan is the destruction of their habitat. This loss of
habitat is the result of economic pressures, man's greed and ...
Mar 9, 2004 ... "At the current rate of habitat destruction, orangutans could be extinct in the wild
in ten to twenty years," said Cheryl Knott, an anthropologist at ...
The only great ape that lives on the Asian continent, the orangutan is found on
the Malaysian islands of ... When baby orangutans grow up, they become difficult
pets, and owners often ask officials to take them away. ... The Face of Extinction
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BASICS. Basic Facts · Fun Facts! Species Information. ORANGUTAN SPECIFICS.
Experts suggest that they could be the first Great Ape species to become extinct
in the wild. The greatest threats to their survival are habitat loss and the illegal ...
The critically endangered Sumatran orangutan population is threatened by
hunting and ... causes could put a population on an irreversible trajectory to
extinction. ... set deliberately to clear land for plantations, are becoming a regular
Aug 28, 2013 ... Avoiding products with palm oil can help protect orangutans, other wildlife, and
the rainforest. 5. Become an activist. Start your own fundraiser.