We know them.
Since time immemorial, humans have long been acquainted with orangutans. Cave deposits in Vietnam has revealed that a predecessor of humans have lived in close proximity with orangutans about 500,000 years ago.
Yet in today’s world, there are only about 40,000 orangutans left in the wild and this number is decreasing everyday. If we do not do our part to help conserve these gentle primates, they will be gone from the face of the Earth in no time.
Click on the video below for a quick introduction to the orangutan situation:
We were lucky enough to have met and lived with these animals for half a millennium. We know them.. but will our future generation get the chance to?