orangutans

A young orangutan in Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra (Indonesia)
BBC Wildlife contributor Stuart Blackman answers your wild question. 
Orangutans are Critically Endangered primates, found in the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra. They spend the majority of their time in trees, usually as solitary animals (with the exception of a mother and her dependent offspring). Ian Wood has spent years photographing them and other local wildlife in Borneo. 
Tusks
Industry leaders across the world are pledging to do their bit to tackle the illegal trade in wildlife products.
Sumatran orangutans
Study finds that Sumatran orangutan numbers have been underestimated, but warns of decreases.
Baby Sumatran orangutan.
Photographer Craig Jones puts the plight of the Sumatran orangutan in the spotlight and highlights the great work that is being done to save the red ape.
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