The orangutans are the two exclusively Asian species of extant great apes.
Native to Indonesia ... Threats to wild orangutan populations include poaching,
habitat destruction, and the illegal pet tr...
Feb 24, 2014 ... Orangutans live in the forests of Sumatra and Borneo. ... and devastation of their
habitat, mainly due to palm and other agricultural plantations.
Orangutans are the largest arboreal mammal in the world. Their preferred habitat
is low-lying peat-swamp forest - they are rarely found in habitats over an ...
The Tropical Rainforest - Home to the Orangutans ... If whole areas of forest are
clear-cut, the whole system fails; habitats for thousands of species disappear, ...
Orangutans have lost well over 80% of their habitat in the last 20 years, and an
estimated one-third of the wild population died during the fires of 1997-98.
Population: The most recent estimates for Bornean orangutan numbers are
between 45,000 and 69,000 individuals living in 86,000 km² of suitable habitat ...
The Malay word orangutan means "person of the forest." These long-haired,
orangish primates, found only in Sumatra and Borneo, are highly intelligent and
The main threat to the survivial of orangutan populations in the wild is the ... and
understanding of orangutans and their rain forest habitat while caring for ...
Our Borneo adventure is an exciting quest in search of wild orangutans and
endangered sea turtles in the untamed rainforests and islands of this South
Orangutans have the ability to make 13 to15 different types of vocalizations. ...
The orangutan s most serious threat is the destruction of forest habitat from ...