The orangutans are the two exclusively Asian species of extant great apes.
Native to Indonesia .... Also, the orangutan genome was found to have evolved
much more slowly than chimpanzee and human DN...
When caught with offspring, the young are often kept as pets. The pet trade is a
major problem. It is thought that for each orangutan reaching Taiwan, as many as
How many types of orangutan are there? ... Females are much smaller. ... There
are now less than 14,600 left in Sumatra, and less than 54,000 in Borneo.
Many were concerned the public may not consider there is a real problem to the
species and the population is increasing - not declining. If this were so, perhaps ...
There are an estimated 30,000 orangutans left in the wild, about 20,000 on ... the
reserves can support viable populations, or even how many orangutans live in ...
Mar 4, 2016 ... Orangutans live in two places: Borneo and Sumatra. In 2004, we thought there
were only 6600 Sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii) left in the ...
Mar 4, 2016 ... Researchers found there are around 2.2 times as many Sumatran orangutans as
previously thought but the species is still threatened by ...
Orangutans are extremely patient and intelligent mammals. They are very
observant and inquisitive, and there are many stories of orangutans escaping
Given that a Bornean Orangutan's generation length is ~25 years (Wich et al. .....
The future of Bornean Orangutans will very much depend on the long-term ...
2004) support the acceptance of the Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelii) as
distinct .... Since Sumatran Orangutans have been found up to 1,500 m asl in