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.
The Sumatran orang-utan is now restricted to the north of Sumatra. It depends on
high-quality primary forests, and is less able to tolerate habitat disturbance ...
Previously considered endangered in Borneo (now critically endangered as of
2016), ... Of the 13 populations of Sumatran orangutans on the island, just 7 are ...
For the two species of orangutans found on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo in
southeast Asia, mature tropical rainforests are essential to their survival.
Most of the lowland forest on Borneo and Sumatra is gone, and orangutans and
... to help orangutans and other threatened and endangered species survive, ...
The Sumatran species (Pongo abelii) is Critically Endangered and the Bornean
species (Pongo pygmaeus) of orangutans is Endangered according to the ...
Habitat. Orangutans are found in Indonesia on the islands of Sumatra and
Borneo. These apes were once widespread throughout mainland Asia during the
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 ...