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 ... 3. What threats do orangutans face? Asia's only great apes are threatened by
rapid deforestation and devastation of their habitat, mainly due to ...
But their forest habitat in Indonesia and Malaysia is rapidly disappearing, putting
the ... So by conserving the orangutan's habitat, we're also benefiting local ...
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.
Habitat Orangutans live in primary and secondary tropical rainforests of South
East Asia on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. Annual rainfall varies on
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 ...
The Malay word orangutan means "person of the forest." These long-haired,
orangish primates, found only in Sumatra and Borneo, are highly intelligent and
It has been estimated that the habitat of orangutans was around 25 million ha
back in 1973, and will diminish to less than 10 million ha by 2025. This
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Sumatran Orangutans - on the edge of extinction ... to become extinct in the wild.
The greatest threats to their survival are habitat loss and the illegal pet trade.