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The orangutans are the two exclusively Asian species of extant great apes. Native to Indonesia ..... Unlike many other primates, male orangutans do not seem to practice infanticide. This may be .......

Orangutan | Species | WWF - World Wildlife Fund


Protect endangered species, including the orangutan, at World Wildlife Fund. ... It is thought that for each orangutan reaching Taiwan, as many as 3-5 additional ...

Orangutans | WWF


Orang-utans are the world's largest tree-climbing mammals. .... ago, there were probably 230,000 orangutans - around four times as many as there are today.

How Many Orangutans are there?


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 thought ...

Wild Orangutans: Extinct by 2023? - National Geographic News


Mar 9, 2004 ... Orangutans are the world's largest arboreal mammal, eating, sleeping, nesting, and traveling in the trees of the rain forest. "They're in the trees ...

Bornean Orangutan Facts | Endangered Animals - Animal Fact Guide


Aside from donating to the many orangutan charities around the world, there are many other things you can do to help save the orangutan on day-to-day basis.

Orangutan Facts and Information


Orangutans are two species of great apes native to Indonesia and Malaysia. ... While they had many characteristics of man, they also had differences including ... In fact, so go as far as to say they are the most intelligent animals in the world.

Pongo abelii (Sumatran Orangutan) - IUCN Red List


2004) support the acceptance of the Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelii) as distinct .... A peace deal negotiated in 2005 led to political stability and many new ... part of the Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra World Heritage Cluster Site.

Palm Oil - The Orangutan Project


Almost 80% of orangutan habitat has disappeared in the last 20 years. We are losing ... There are now only 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world. We must stop ...

Orangutan Facts - The Orangutan Project


Orangutans are extremely patient and intelligent mammals. They are very observant and inquisitive, and there are many stories of orangutans escaping from ...

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Orangutan Facts – Sumatran Orangutan Society


How many types of orangutan are there? ... Orangutans are arboreal, which means that they spend nearly all their time in the trees and hardly ever come to the ... There are now less than 14,600 left in Sumatra, and less than 54,000 in Borneo.

Threats to Orangutans | Orangutan Conservancy


At this rate of loss, many experts believe orangutans could be extinct in the wild .... no orangutan population of undoubted viability will be left in the world within a  ...

Orangutan: an Endangered Species - Bagheera


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 ...