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The danger of orangutan extinction

  • Rondang S.E. Siregar

Jakarta | Wed, March 23 2011 | 10:00 am

The orangutan — or “man of the forest” in Malay — is Asia’s only great ape. It ranks among the world’s most endangered species, confined mostly to the forests of Sumatra and Borneo. For more than four decades, Orangutan have attracted scientists from all over the world, generating a wealth of information on the primate’s behavior, genetics and culture.

Unfortunately, such res...

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