The orangutans are the two exclusively Asian species of extant great apes.
Native to Indonesia ... Field studies of the apes were pioneered by primatologist
Birutė Galdikas. Both orangutan spec...
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flanges and a throat sac used to make loud verbalizations called long calls.
Scientists are uncertain whether all orangutans are one species, or whether the
... to help orangutans and other threatened and endangered species survive, ...
They also eat bark, insects and, on rare occasions, meat. Orangutans are more
solitary than other apes. Males are loners. As they move through the forest they ...
Orangutan means a "forest person". The forests where orangutans live have
been made into farms. There were severe forest fires, which has made
Feb 28, 1995 ... They are called hybrids, or "cocktail orangutans," or simply mutts, ... the
endangered species list because some animals may be wolf-coyote ...
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 ...
Mar 30, 2015 ... In this case, orangutans are protected by the Endangered Species Act ... For that,
they use a framework called a Species Survival Plan (SSP).
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
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 ...