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Orangutan - Wikipedia


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...

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, ...

Orangutans, Orangutan Pictures, Orangutan Facts ... - Animals


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-Endangered animals list-Our endangered animals ...


Orangutan means a "forest person". The forests where orangutans live have been made into farms. There were severe forest fires, which has made Orangutans' ...

Orangutan Hybrid, Bred to Save Species, Now Seen as Pollutant ...


Feb 28, 1995 ... They are called hybrids, or "cocktail orangutans," or simply mutts, ... the endangered species list because some animals may be wolf-coyote ...

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 ...

How Zoos Acquire Endangered Species - Scientific American Blog ...


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).

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 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 ...

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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, The Man of the Forest • Endangered Animals


The orangutan is a charming animal living only in South East Asia. Learn why he ... As an Endangered Animal ... That is why he is sometimes called the red ape.

Pongo abelii (Sumatran Orangutan) - IUCN Red List


It is thought that this reduction will continue as forests within the species' range remain ... Even in formally protected areas, Orangutans remain under threat from forest .... Conservation of the Leuser Ecosystem was called for under Indonesian  ...