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Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 10 years ago

Please specify the habitat of your spotting in the habitat box. Is this Camp Leakey rehab center? Thanks

Reza Hashemizadeh
Reza Hashemizadeh 11 years ago

Adorable !

VivBraznell 11 years ago

Were these photos taken in a sanctuary/orphanage centre or in the wild please Sergei?

VivBraznell 11 years ago

Fabulous set of photos!

achmmad 11 years ago

C'mon! National Geographic Spotting of The Week! (*for me!) I think this is the most threatened species together with Javan Rhino and Sumatran Tiger! Save them! anyway ... a very beautiful photos!

Asief Abdi
Asief Abdi 11 years ago

Hidup Orang utan!!!... Lestarikan Orangutan!!!... Haha...

Seema 11 years ago

Very anthromorphic expression..

Apple 11 years ago

Fantastic photos!

dedes 11 years ago


in Kalimantan have been many cases of murder and the sale of the orangutan, the longer its population decline, habitat increasingly narrow as more oil palm plantations and coal mining in Kalimantan forests. even the most shocking massacres have occurred orangutan. according to records there are 750 orangutans have died in suicide in recent years. orangutan is considered as an enemy of oil palm plantation companies. Based on the police investigation, residents lured by money or by Rp1juta or ($ 100) to eradicate an orangutan. now there are two suspects, from employees of oil palm plantation companies.

Kalimantan Tengah, Indonesia

Spotted on Feb 25, 2012
Submitted on Mar 1, 2012

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