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World Orangutan Day

Happy World Orangutan Day! Both ORANGUTAN species are threatened: The IUCN lists the Sumatran species as Critically Endangered and the species of Borneo as Endangered. The main reasons for this lie in the rapid destruction and degradation of the tropical rain forest, particularly lowland forest, in Borneo and Sumatra.

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Did you know that this great ape shares 96.4% of our genes?

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