The rainforests of Borneo are home to hundreds of indigenous plant and animal species found nowhere else in the world, including the endangered Bornean orangutan
, the rhinoceros hornbill, the Bornean sun bear, the Bornean pygmy elephant, and the Bornean clouded leopard.
The adorable three-yearold Bornean orangutan
was quick to uncover the tasty treats left inside for her and her mum Jazz after an early visit from Father Christmas.
In the forest that envelops the dam, the scouting party encounters apes led by Caesar, including his ambitious second-in-command Koba (Kebbell), impetuous son Blue Eyes (Nick Thurston) and Bornean orangutan
Maurice (Karin Konoval).
The 29-year-old Bornean orangutan
lives at the zoo with three others, including her two girls, Summer and Cherie.
The Bornean orangutan
(Pongo pygmaeus) is the world's largest arboreal (tree-dwelling) mammal.
The decline of the Bornean orangutan
from 1930 up to today is illustrated, and studies on gibbons are summarized.
The forest is home to some of the world's rarest animals, including the endangered Bornean orangutan
, the Asian elephant and the Sumatran rhinoceros.
Borneo is famous as the home of one of our closest relatives, the Bornean Orangutan
, and to encounter one of these charismatic and intelligent Apes in its wild environment is truly an emotional experience that will stay with you long after the journey itself.
Hong Kong, Rabi'I 18, 1433, Feb 10, 2012, SPA -- Two baby Bornean orangutan
twins, the first to be bred in Hong Kong, made their public debut at the city's Zoological and Botanical Gardens Friday, according to dpa.
The Bornean orangutan
population has fallen drastically in the last 50 years in Indonesia to less than 55,000 and on the island of Sumatra to less than 5,000 due to a massive amount of illegal logging and further clearing of the land to develop palm oil plantations in their now impoverished rainforest habitat.
The clip was taken by a member of the public in 2008 and shows life-saver Jorong the Bornean Orangutan
looking after the chick.
Friends of the Earth, The Ape Alliance, The Bornean Orangutan
Survival Foundation, The Sumatran Orangutan Foundation, The Orangutan Foundation.