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Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Animals | 0 comments

Borneo orangutans dying off as forests are lost: study

The population of orangutans in Borneo has plummeted by more than half since 1999 — nearly 150,000 of the apes — largely due to chopping down forests for logging, paper, palm oil and mining, researchers said Thursday. Illegal hunting of the critically endangered apes is also a leading factor in their disappearance, said the study published…

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