The orangutans are the two exclusively Asian species of extant great apes.
Native to Indonesia ... Field studies of the apes were pioneered by primatologist
Birutė Galdikas. Both orangutan spec...
Can you think of some steps logging companies could take to help orangutans
and other threatened and endangered species survive, while continuing to log?
As forest dwelling primates, orangutans are entirely dependent on the forest for
their survival. Unfortunately, Indonesia and Malaysia have some of the highest ...
Loss of rainforest is a main reason why orangutans are endangered. Loggers,
farmers, poachers and pet dealers have all caused the apes to decline.
Conservation of threatened animals and endangered species. ... So by
conserving the orangutan's habitat, we're also benefiting local communities and
Protect endangered species, including the orangutan, at World Wildlife Fund.
Learn about the ways WWF works to conserve a future where people live in ...
At this rate of loss, many experts believe orangutans could be extinct in the wild
in ... by many other endangered species, such as tigers, elephants and rhinos.
Orangutan means a "forest person". The forests where orangutans live have
been made into farms. There were severe forest fires, which has made
Feb 18, 2014 ... This guest blog is by Rich Zimmerman, Executive Director of Orangutan Outreach
. Rich helped facilitate getting CSNW an iPad as part of their ...
Did you know the orangutan, with its distinctive red-orange hair, is the only ape
that inhabits Asia? Learn more orangutan facts at Animal Fact Guide!