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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 considered one of "The World's 25 Most ...


The critically endangered Sumatran orangutan population is threatened by hunting and habitat loss. Learn more about what WWF is doing to protect its future, ...


The relentless destruction of Sumatra's rainforests has pushed the Sumatran orangutan ... remaining in the wild, the species is classified as Critically Endangered.


Habitat and Ecology: Sumatran Orangutans inhabit moist lowland forest, montane forest and peat swamps. They are diurnal ...


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 ...


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.


Jul 7, 2016 ... Mongabay: New IUCN assessment shows hunting and habitat loss are ... Photograph: Sumatran Orangutan Conservation/AFP/Getty Images.


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.


Jul 11, 2016 ... Bornean orangutans now join their cousins, Sumatran orangutans (P. abelii), which have been listed as critically endangered since 2008.


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 ...