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This starving orang-utan and her infant are being rescued from a palm oil concession in Borneo after their forest home was bulldozed.

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This article is about how people can help raise money for the orang-utans. The main suggestions are going onto the WWF website and donating…Read More

Orangutans

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Physical description  The orangutan is the world's largest tree-climbing mammal. The animals have a characteristic ape-like shape, shaggy reddish fur and grasping hands and feet. Their long arms that can reach as much as 2 meters in length. Orangutans's legs are relatively short and weak, but their hands and arms are powerful. There are 2…Read More
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This article is about how important the forests are to the survival of the orang-utans. People should read this article because it talks…Read More

Orangutan Threats

Threats to Orangutans There are numerous threats to the viability of the remaining wild orangutan population in Indonesia and Malaysia.  The primary threat is loss of habitat with up to 80% of suitable forest in Indonesia and Malaysia having been lost in the past 20 years. Other threats, which often go hand-in-hand with the destruction of the…Read More
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This article is about orang-utans losing their homes in Borneo and Sumatra. People should read this article so they know that orang-utans…Read More

Orphaned Orangutans and Habitat Loss

ORANGUTANS LOSING RAINFOREST HABITAT by Editor on August 21, 2009 Orangutans are losing habitat at a horrifying rate. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Orangutans — native only to to the islands of Borneo and Sumatra — are losing habitat at an alarming rate due to logging and the expansion of huge palm-oil plantations in their native rainforests.…Read More
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A four month old orang-utan named Sura had his fingers chopped off while workers were cutting down his forest in preparation for a palm oil plantation. Though Sura will be okay, the orang-utan population is decreasing every day. Sura now needs a full-time baby sitter but is recovering quickly. If…Read More

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