She was like a large orangutan
, my mother, or like a chimpanzee, and yet, in sharp and definite ways, quite different.
Dr Mark Harrison, based in the Department of Geography at the University of Leicester and Managing Director of the Orangutan
Tropical Peatland Project (OuTrop) has, along with international colleagues, published results of a seven year study of orangutans
But new research from the University of Zurich suggests that orangutans
are in fact capable of making future plans.
The baby ape, born at Twycross Zoo near Nuneaton, is a vital addition, as only 50,000 orangutans
are left in the wild with experts predicting the creature will be extinct in the wild within 20 years.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Male orangutans
plan their travel route up to one day in advance and communicate it to other members of their species.
Experts believe that between 50,000 and 60,000 orangutans
are left in the wild, 80 percent of them in Indonesia and the rest in Malaysia.
Jakarta, Indonesia, June 21, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The Indonesian Ministry of Forestry (MoF) has partnered with the Orangutan
Foundation International (OFI), PT Sinar Mas Agro Resources and Technology TBK (SMART) and Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in the release of Orangutans
, and the inauguration of the Seluang Mas Camp Release in Seruyan, Central Kalimantan on June 21, 2013.
Meet the orphaned orangutans
of Borneo being wheeled to happiness.
Started about a year ago, Apps for Apes is a new initiative from the organization to stimulate and enrich the lives of orangutans
in zoos using the popular gadget.
THESE threatened orangutans
had to be rescued before bulldozers destroyed their habitat.
A veterinarian from the rescue organization arrived, tranquilized both orangutans
, and took them away.
The idea is to possibly create another medium by which the apes can communicate, and evolve that into something bigger, if the orangutans
do like it