The orangutans are the two exclusively Asian species of extant great apes.
Native to Indonesia ... Threats to wild orangutan populations include poaching,
habitat destruction, and the illegal pet tr...
Feb 24, 2014 ... 3. What threats do orangutans face? Asia's only great apes are threatened by
rapid deforestation and devastation of their habitat, mainly due to ...
But their forest habitat in Indonesia and Malaysia is rapidly disappearing, putting
the ... So by conserving the orangutan's habitat, we're also benefiting local ...
Habitat. Orangutans are found in Indonesia on the islands of Sumatra and
Borneo. These apes were once widespread throughout mainland Asia during the
Sumatra Orangutan in Habitat. Swinging in the Rain. Mother and Child.
Orangutan in the Rain. Mario. orangutan thoughtful. Baby & Momma. To view a
2014), we estimate that 253,153 km² of forest was orangutan habitat at this time.
... It is estimated that a further 37% of suitable orangutan habitat (155,106 km²) ...
The Tropical Rainforest - Home to the Orangutans ... If whole areas of forest are
clear-cut, the whole system fails; habitats for thousands of species disappear, ...
Habitat Orangutans live in primary and secondary tropical rainforests of South
East Asia on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. Annual rainfall varies on
It has been estimated that the habitat of orangutans was around 25 million ha
back in 1973, and will diminish to less than 10 million ha by 2025. This
However, the main threat to orangutans today is loss of habitat. In the past twenty
years, 80 percent of orangutan habitat has been lost to illegal logging, gold ...