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Research confirms orangutan population decline

4 July 2008
Endangered wild orangutan (Pongo spp.) populations are declining more sharply in Sumatra and Borneo than previously estimated, according to new findings published this month by Great Ape Trust of Iowa scientist Dr. Serge Wich and other orangutan conservation experts in Oryx – The International Journal of Conservation.

Three baby orangutans find sanctuary at Nyaru Menteng

22 June 2008
Nyaru Menteng - Borneo Orangutan Survival's rescue and rehabilitation centre in Indonesian Borneo - has recently welcomed the arrival of three young orangutans from West Kalimantan. All three (aged between 2-3 years) were confiscated from private households - victims of the illegal pet trade.

World’s smallest bear faces extinction

Worlds smallest bear faces extinction By ELIANE ENGELER, Associated Press WriterMon Nov 12, 11:00 PM ET source: GENEVA - The worlds smallest bear species faces extinction because of deforestation and...