The Sumatran species is critically endangered and the Bornean species is
endangered according to the IUCN Red List of ...
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EN Status. Endangered. a Population. about 41,000 (Bornean), about 7,500 ...
Conservation of threatened animals and endangered species. Sustainable
management of their forests, seas, grasslands and mountains...
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
even have a grasp on the use of natural medicine; flowers from the Commelina genus are used regularly for skin problems. Orangutans
are found in only two places in the world: Sumatra and Borneo. Observing orangutans
is a highlight for many visitors to Bor... More »
The Sumatran species (Pongo abelii) is Critically Endangered and the Bornean
species (Pongo pygmaeus) of orangutans is Endangered according to the ...
Orangutans have lost well over 80% of their habitat in the last 20 years, and an ...
meant to protect the land and the animals, disappear faster than do the trees.
Did you know the orangutan, with its distinctive red-orange hair, is the only ape
that inhabits Asia? Learn more orangutan facts at Animal Fact Guide!
Loss of rainforest is a main reason why orangutans are endangered. ... tigers,
Sumatran rhinoceroses and Sumatran elephants, all endangered animals.
They are semi-solitary animals, but complex social networks of loose ... In the
lowlands (prime orangutan habitat) this figure is higher and reaches more than ...