Why Are Orangutans Endangered?

Featured/Top Photo: Paulina L. Ela/BOSF Five great apes exist on earth today, two of them are on the brink of extinction, two are decreasing rapidly in population, and one is the most abundant primate species on earth. Orangutans and gorillas are critically endangered. Chimpanzees and bonobos are endangered. Humans are expanding. Critically Endangered The category of “critically endangered” describes a …