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...
The orangutan's forest habitat is being cleared for agriculture. Oil palm
plantations are taking over more and more of the landscape. One plantation can
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. Sustainable
management of their forests, seas, grasslands and mountains...
The critically endangered Sumatran orangutan population is threatened by
hunting and habitat loss. Learn more about what WWF is doing to protect its
The Sumatran species (Pongo abelii) is Critically Endangered and the Bornean
species (Pongo pygmaeus) of orangutans is Endangered according to the ...
Finally, orangutans are occasionally hunted and eaten by some of the ...
Currently, the IUNC has classified the Bornean orangutan as Endangered and
Sumatran orangutans are critically endangered. Habitat loss and ... Orangutans
live in Indonesia and Malaysia on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. These are
Orangutan means a "forest person". The forests where orangutans live have
been made into farms. There were severe forest fires, which has made
The two orangutan species live in rain forests on the islands of Sumatra and
Borneo. The Borneo species is endangered, while the Sumatran species is listed