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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.

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


Most orangutans are outside of protected areas, including within potential logging areas ... For further information about this species, see 39780_Pongo_abelii.pdf. ... in 1998 and its conservation is called for in the Act of Parliament No 11/2006 ...

Threats to Orangutans | Orangutan Conservancy


At this rate of loss, many experts believe orangutans could be extinct in the wild in ... by many other endangered species, such as tigers, elephants and rhinos.

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

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.

All About Orangutans - EnchantedLearning.com


Orangutans are large, quiet, gentle apes that live in southeast Asia (Bornes and Sumatra). ... Male orangutans are capable of very long, loud calls (called "long calls") that carry through forests for up ... Orangutans are an endangered species.

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 ...

Bornean Orang-utan (Pongo pygmaeus) - Animals - A-Z Animals ...


The Bornean Orang-utan is a large primate species that is found inhabiting the .... is Endangered in it's natural environment and is therefore severely threatened ...

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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 ...

Orangutan, The Man of the Forest • Endangered Animals


That is why he is sometimes called the red ape. ... But now since tigers are extinct in Borneo, Bornean orangutans may occasionally venture down, presumably ...