Why should we care about orangutans? There are many reasons why we must save these extraordinary creatures, our closest relatives.
Orangutans, the largest arboreal mammal on earth, the only great ape species native to Asia, and the proud owners of the world’s most glamorous red hair, offer humans unique insight into our own origins. Just like us, they feel, they communicate, and they play. Looking at orangutans is like looking in a mirror; albeit, with a slightly hairier reflection.
Please take the time to learn about orangutans through the links below.
There are good reasons to save orangutans, not least of which is the fact they share 97% of our DNA.Learn More
Orangutans live in a habitat that is known to be one of the most demanding on Earth: tropical rainforests.Learn More
Orangutans, and all rainforest life, now face extinction. The story is complex, the many drivers of deforestation are many.Learn More
Have a question about orangutans? Maybe it’s asked frequently.Learn More