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BS&M Gets Visitors: the Tapanuli Orangutan and Dr. Sarah Tishkoff

This week’s BS&M blog takes on two new pieces of anthro news – neither of which we’ve actually had a journal club meeting about!

The first bit of news has been making waves all over the internet (as news tends to do, I guess): … 1,158 more words


Newly discovered orangutan species is most endangered great ape

(Source: www.todayonline.com)

JAKARTA — A new species of orangutan has been discovered in the remote jungles of Indonesia, immediately becoming the world’s most endangered great ape, researchers said on Thursday (Nov 2). 482 more words

Current Affairs

The Newly Discovered And Nearly Extinct Tapanuli Orangutan Species

Up to today, there were two known Orangutan species, both critically endangered. There are about 4,000 more Sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii) than Bornean orangutans ( 331 more words


Borneo, Part 2 - Orangutans and monkeys in the jungle


We’ve been looking forward to this part of our trip and we weren’t let down. We spent one day at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. 838 more words



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The orangutan is one of the largest primates in the world. The orangutan species are found in the warm rain forests of Borneo and Sumatra. 320 more words

Incredible Holidays Of A Lifetime For Nature Lovers

If you love nothing better than getting up close and personal to wildlife of all shapes and sizes, then the chances are you are looking for a vacation that will satisfy your craving to see animals in their natural habitat. 497 more words

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Palm oil - how it's harming Orangutans

When my plane started descending towards Kuala Lumpur International Airport, I remember thinking how green Malaysia looked from the air. I could see rows and rows of trees planted in straight lines and I thought it was nice to see such a green landscape. 658 more words