Summer may have gone for another year, but it’s not all doom and gloom – we promise! Check out our list of reasons why autumn should be a season to look forward to and not dread. Have we missed any? Let us know in the comments below!
Sumatran orangutans are designated as Critically Endangered by the IUCN, with a population of just a few thousand, while the Borneo orangutan is considered Threatened. The UN calls the current status of the remaining orangutans “a conservation emergency.” Habitat destruction caused by the massive expansion of palm oil plantations is a primary reason orangutans are facing the threat of extinction. http://ran.org/indonesia%E2%80%99s-rainforests-biodiversity-and-endangered-species
The adult Francois langur has a distinctively tall and pointed crest of black hair on its head. The fur is black with white lines from the corners of the mouth, across the cheeks to the ears, but the infants’ fur is pale ginger-orange!