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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...

Orangutan | Species | WWF


Protect endangered species, including the orangutan, at World Wildlife Fund. ... flanges and a throat sac used to make loud verbalizations called long calls.

Orangutans | WWF


Conservation of threatened animals and endangered species. ... cheek pads called flanges and a throat sac used to make loud verbalizations called 'long calls'.

Orangutan Facts – Sumatran Orangutan Society


Sumatran orangutans are critically endangered. ... There are two species or types of orangutan - the Bornean orangutan which is found on the island ... Orangutans eat mostly fruit - their favourites are huge spiky fruits called Durian, these fruits ...

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


Learn all you wanted to know about orangutans with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic. ... Crittercam Helps Study Rare Species.

Orangutan | Wild For Life


Orangutans are called the 'people of the forest'. They love their alone ... Both species of orangutan (the Bornean and the Sumatran orangutan) are considered Critically Endangered. ... HOW THEY ARE THREATENED BY ILLEGAL TRADE

Orangutan, The Man of the Forest • Endangered Animals


As an Endangered Animal · Conclusion ... Orangutans are arboreal animals, i.e. they live in trees. They are ... That is why he is sometimes called the red ape.

Orangutans interbreeding in Indonesia threatening the already ...


Feb 26, 2016 ... Endangered species such as orangutans are often taken to ... fitness than those coming from individuals in the same population, it is called ...

Facts About Orangutans - Live Science


Jun 16, 2016 ... Orangutans are the only great apes found in Asia. ... They also have larger cheek pads, called flanges, which form rigid half-circles on the sides of their faces. In both species, there are flanged males, which are twice the size of females, ... According to the IUCN, Bornean orangutans are endangered, and ...

Orangutan | Palm Oil | President Widodo | Endangered Species ...


Feb 20, 2016 ... Today we are launching our latest Animal Conservation Campaign called our Orangutan Letter Writing Campaign. Before you view our ...

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Sumatran Orangutan | Species | WWF


The critically endangered Sumatran orangutan population is threatened by hunting and habitat loss. Learn more about what WWF is doing to protect its future, ...

Orangutan: an Endangered Species - Bagheera


Scientists are uncertain whether all orangutans are one species, or whether the ... to help orangutans and other threatened and endangered species survive, ...

Pongo abelii (Sumatran Orangutan) - IUCN Red List


The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(tm) ... Most orangutans are outside of protected areas, including within potential logging areas and conversion forests.