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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...

Where Do Orangutans Live? And Nine Other Orangutan Facts ...


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 ...

Orangutans | WWF


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 ...

Threats to Orangutans | Orangutan Conservancy


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.

Pongo Foundation, Orangutans' Habitat


Habitat Orangutans live in primary and secondary tropical rainforests of South East Asia on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. Annual rainfall varies on average ...

The Effects of Palm Oil | Orangutan Foundation International


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 ...

Orangutans, Orangutan Pictures, Orangutan Facts - National ...


The Malay word orangutan means "person of the forest." These long-haired, orangish primates, found only in Sumatra and Borneo, are highly intelligent and are ...

Save the Orangutan: Orangutan habitat


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 constitutes ...

Orangutan Legacy Forest | Orangutan Foundation International


Help us protect critical orangutan habitat! Your support is urgently needed to help Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) purchase and permanently.

Orangutan Crisis – Sumatran Orangutan Society


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.

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The Orangutan - Habitat


Habitat. Orangutans are found in Indonesia on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. These apes were once widespread throughout mainland Asia during the  ...

Habitat - Orangutan Foundation


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 ...

Orangutan Habitat - Borneo Orangutan Survival


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, ...