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Orangutan - Wikipedia


The orangutans are the two exclusively Asian species of extant great ..... During the early 2000s, orangutan habitat has decreased rapidly due to logging and forest fires, as well as fragmentation b...

Orangutan | Species | WWF


Protect endangered species, including the orangutan, at World Wildlife Fund. ... CR Status. Critically Endangered. a Population. about 41,000 (Bornean), about ...

Orangutan: an Endangered Species - Bagheera


The orangutan's story is similar to that of a large number of Asian animals: its forest habitat is being rapidly destroyed by conversion to agriculture, both by large ...

Orangutans | WWF


Conservation of threatened animals and endangered species. Sustainable management of their forests, seas, grasslands and mountains...

Orangutan Facts - The Orangutan Project


Extinction in the wild is likely in the next 10 years for Sumatran orangutans ... the Bornean species (Pongo pygmaeus) are classified as Critically Endangered ...

Threats to Orangutans « Orangutan Conservancy


Orangutans have lost well over 80% of their habitat in the last 20 years, and an ... of species of trees, birds and animals per acre of almost anyplace in the world.

Why Are Orangutans Endangered?


... dedicated to raising awareness in Indonesia about Orangutans and the Rainforest. ... Basic Facts · Fun Facts! Species Information. ORANGUTAN SPECIFICS.

Bornean orangutan declared 'critically endangered' as forests shrink ...


Jul 7, 2016 ... While much of the orangutan's forest habitat is technically protected, illegal logging and uncontrolled burning are continual threats. Photograph: ...

Pongo pygmaeus (Bornean Orangutan) - IUCN Red List


Orangutan habitat loss and killing were already significant threats during the period ... Large rivers are natural barriers that are impassable to these animals and ...

Why Are Orangutans Endangered? - Current Results


Loss of rainforest is a main reason why orangutans are endangered. ... tigers, Sumatran rhinoceroses and Sumatran elephants, all endangered animals.