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 ... Orangutans live in the forests of Sumatra and Borneo. ... and devastation of their
habitat, mainly due to palm and other agricultural plantations.
Orangutans are the largest arboreal mammal in the world. Their preferred habitat
is low-lying peat-swamp forest - they are rarely found in habitats over an ...
Orangutans have lost well over 80% of their habitat in the last 20 years, and an
estimated one-third of the wild population died during the fires of 1997-98.
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, ...
Sumatra Orangutan in Habitat. Swinging in the Rain. Mother and Child.
Orangutan in the Rain. Mario. orangutan thoughtful. Baby & Momma. To view a
The main threat to the survivial of orangutan populations in the wild is the ... and
understanding of orangutans and their rain forest habitat while caring for ...
The most important risk factor for orangutans is the loss of habitat. Suitable
orangutan habitat in Indonesia and Malaysia has declined by more than 80% in
Sumatran Orangutans - on the edge of extinction ... to become extinct in the wild.
The greatest threats to their survival are habitat loss and the illegal pet trade.
Over 90% of orangutan habitat has been destroyed in the last 20 years, and as ...
But the orangutan is not the only species affected by palm oil development; ...