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Let's count orangutan nests

Known for their distinctive red fur, orangutans are the largest arboreal mammal, spending most of their time in trees. They even build nests in trees every evening to sleep!

dateAug 20, 2018 in Ecology
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In 16 years, Borneo lost more than 100,000 orangutans

Over a 16-year period, about half of the orangutans living on the island of Borneo were lost as a result of changes in land cover. That's according to estimates reported in Current Biology on February 15 showing that more ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Ecology
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