Tag Archives: orang-utans

POOR PROSPECTS FOR THE ORANG UTAN

April 2007

Depressing article from The Observer, based on a UN report, suggesting they could face extinction in the wild by 2012, due to logging and the destruction of the rainforest for oil palm plantations.

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Filed under Conservation, Mammals

BAD NEWS FOR ORANGS

February 2007

A new UN report reveals that their situation is even more drastic than was previously thought. The reason? Illegal logging.

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Filed under Conservation, Primates