The orangutans are the two exclusively Asian species of extant great apes.
Native to Indonesia ... Both orangutan species are considered to be endangered,
with the Sumatran orangutan being criticall...
Can you think of some steps logging companies could take to help orangutans
and other threatened and endangered species survive, while continuing to log?
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
The Sumatran species (Pongo abelii) is Critically Endangered and the Bornean
species (Pongo pygmaeus) of orangutans is Endangered according to the ...
Orangutan means a "forest person". The forests where orangutans live have
been made into farms. There were severe forest fires, which has made
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!
... forest, in Borneo and Sumatra is the main reason orangutans are threatened. ...
Currently, the IUNC has classified the Bornean orangutan as Endangered and ...
The Sumatran orangutan is classified as Critically Endangered by the IUCN, the
World Conservation Union. There are now only around 14,600 remaining in the ...
Sumatran orangutans are critically endangered. Habitat loss and ... Orangutans
live in Indonesia and Malaysia on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. These are