Not only are they threatened to become extinct due to humans taking their homes and illegal killing but they are also in trouble due to global warming.
The future for orangutans is certainly one that is in trouble. In the past decade the number of them in the wild has dropped by 50%.
Orangutans in Captivity
Many orangutans live in zoos and are in circus performances out there. These animals in captivity seem to do very well.
Orangutan Natural Habitat Most orangutans in the wild live in rainforests where they enjoy the mild temperatures and plenty of food. They also have lots of trees in the forests for them to live in and to swing from. They
Orangutan Breeding and Reproduction Orangutan males are ready to mate when they are approximately 15 years of age. For girls it is about 12 years of age. For these apes, they live along instead of in groups. When it is