Young Orang-Utan (Pongo pygmaeus). Gunung Leuser National Park, Indonesia

20 stunning close encounters with animals

Because the government is tearing down the forest animals don't have a place to live. They would die because they could get killed by other animals or they have no food to eat.

15 Photographs That Will Open Your Eyes To The Wonders Of The World

Orangutan in The Rain, Bali, Indonesia. “I was taking pictures of some Orangutans in Bali and then it started to rain. Just before I put my camera away, I saw this Orangutan took a.

Can Animals Think? by Eugene Linden, Time, 1999 - some absolutely fascinating anecdotes about zoo animals

Can Animals Think?

Eastern gorillas, the world’s largest primates, are now officially considered ‘critically endangered’ along with Western gorillas and orangutans. The main threat to the survival of all three is deforestation and poaching.

A male Sumatran orangutan crosses a fallen tree, Indonesia. The Sumatran orangutan is critically endangered, with less than 15,000 alive in the wild.

A male Sumatran orangutan crosses a fallen tree, Indonesia. The Sumatran orangutan is critically endangered, with less than alive in the wild.

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