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Sumatran Orangutan. Pongo abelii. Life history/habitat characteristics . Diet: many fruit from the rainforest trees Size: 4-5 feet tall, 66-168 lbs Habitat: Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forest Prey Lives in tropical rainforests

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Sumatran orangutan

Sumatran Orangutan

Pongoabelii


Life history habitat characteristics
Life history/habitat characteristics

  • Diet: many fruit from the rainforest trees

  • Size: 4-5 feet tall, 66-168 lbs

  • Habitat: Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forest

  • Prey

  • Lives in tropical rainforests

  • Needs trees and vegetation to live because it is a herbivore


Interesting facts
Interesting facts

  • Is a solitary animal except for when they feed

  • Females normally have young

  • Play a vital role in the spreading of seeds

  • 1 offspring at a time every 9 years


Why is this animal endangered
Why is this animal endangered?

  • Over hunting/poaching

  • Burning of habitat for farmland


Population
Population

  • Approximately 7,300 left in entire world


Conservation efforts
Conservation Efforts

  • WWF works to prevent the destruction of forests

  • Works with Asian conservation groups

  • Also works to prevent the hunting of orangutans

  • These efforts are working because the population is slowly recovering.


Sumatran orangutan
Quiz

  • How many Sumatran Orangutans are left in the world?






Bibliography
Bibliography Orangutan? Name one way.

  • http://worldwildlife.org/species/sumatran-orangutan

  • http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/39780/0

  • http://www.sumatranorangutan.org/