There are fewer than 50,000 orangutans living in the wild, while as recently as 100 years ago, 230,000 orangutans inhabited the forests of Southeast Asia. Scientists recognize two ...
Orangutans include 2 species of arboreal great apes who live Sumatra and Borneo, both islands in Southeast Asia. The word orangutan comes from the Malay orang hutan, "man of the forest."
There may even be distinctive cultures within populations. .... Also, the orangutan
genome was found to have evolved much more slowly than chimpanzee and ...
How many types of orangutan are there? There are two species or types of
orangutan - the Bornean orangutan which is found on the island of Borneo and
A century ago there were probably more than 230,000 orangutans in total, but the
... It is thought that for each orangutan reaching Taiwan, as many as 3-5 ...
Such is the case with our current understanding of the total number of wild
orangutans in the world. There now appears to be more than we collectively
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
In 2015, the Orangutan Conservancy believes there are only about 40,000 ... At
this rate of loss, many experts estimate orangutans could be extinct in the wild in
There are an estimated 30,000 orangutans left in the wild, about 20,000 on ...
World development banks provide money to help create many of the oil palm ...
2004) support the acceptance of the Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelii) as
distinct from ... There were reports of its existence in some parts of West Sumatra
province as ... A peace deal negotiated in 2005 led to political stability and many