Researchers Find More Than 100,000 of Borneo’s Orangutans Have Been Wiped Out

There’s no excuse. Bornean orangutans, the largest tree-dwellers on the planet, are vanishing. The population of these great apes was halved between 1999 and 2015, per an estimate published Thursday in the journal Current Biology. A survey of orangutan nests, coupled with a statistical analysis of habitat changes, indicates that more than 100,000 animals were […]

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