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Brody Hughes
Brody Hughes Campaign leader

This article is about how many orangutans are left in the wild. The purpose of this article is to explain how Humans have a great deal in…Read More

Orangutan | Species | WWF

World Wildlife Fund
The name orangutan means "man of the forest" in the Malay language. In the lowland forests in which they reside, orangutans live solitary existences. They feast on wild fruits like lychees, mangosteens, and figs, and slurp water from holes in trees. They make nests in trees of vegetation to sleep at night and rest during the day. Adult male…Read More
Brody Hughes
Brody Hughes Campaign leader

This article is about the hunting and other direct conflict between orangutans and humans that is threat to the species. The purpose of…Read More

In Borneo, hunting emerges as a key threat to endangered orangutans

Science News
Orangutan numbers on the Southeast Asian island of Borneo plummeted from 1999 to 2015, more as a result of human hunting than habitat loss, an international research team finds. Over those 16 years, Borneo’s orangutan population declined by about 148,500 individuals. A majority of those losses occurred in the intact or selectively logged forests…Read More
Brody Hughes
Brody Hughes Campaign leader

This article is about The deforestation of rainforests for palm olive oil. This article talk about the promise to cut all palm oil…Read More

Palm oil producers are wiping out orangutans – despite multinationals’ promises | Chris Packham

the Guardian
Few who watch the documentary Red Ape: Saving the Orangutan tonight on BBC2 could fail to feel some sense of responsibility for the desperate situation faced by Indonesia’s orangutans. These extraordinary creatures are our closest relatives, sharing 97% of our DNA. Their similarity to us is astonishing. They are intelligent, inquisitive, smile and…Read More
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