On 19th August was International Orangutan Day, a yearly reminder that our not-so-distant cousin is endangered. Why do we write “cousin”? Well...as you will read in the list we've put together, they share quite a few similarities.
In the eyes of the general public, palm oil development is a major threat to the survival of orangutans.
Renowned orangutan conservationist, Dr. Ian Singleton, has been awarded an OBE by Her Majesty the Queen for Services to the Environment and Conservation for his accomplishments for the last 20 years.