The Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) is one of the two species of orangutans.
Found only on ..... The species has been assessed as critically endangered on
the IUCN Red List since 2000. It is consi...
The critically endangered Sumatran orangutan population is threatened by
hunting and habitat loss. Learn more about what WWF is doing to protect its
Orangutans have lost well over 80% of their habitat in the last 20 years, and an
estimated ... Today they survive only on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra.
While both species depend on high-quality primary forests, Bornean orangutans
appear better able to tolerate habitat disturbance. In Sumatra densities plummet ...
Sumatran Orangutan Crisis-Critically Endangered. For the last eight years, the
Orang Utan Republik (first Education Initiative and now Foundation) has been ...
Most of the lowland forest on Borneo and Sumatra is gone, and orangutans and
... to help orangutans and other threatened and endangered species survive, ...
Orangutans are great apes, as opposed to monkeys, and are closely related to
humans, ... The Sumatran species (Pongo abelii) is Critically Endangered and
The Sumatran orangutan is fully protected by law in Indonesia and is listed on
Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species ...
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Oct 17, 2010 ... Only 6600 critically endangered Sumatran Orangutans remain in the wild. 6000
of these depend for survival on the rainforest habitat provided ...
Habitat. Orangutans are found in Indonesia on the islands of Sumatra and
Borneo. These apes were once widespread throughout mainland Asia during the