Photo: Orangutan Habitat May Be Gone in 15 Years, UN Report Says



A young orangutan reaches out for its mother in Indonesia's Gunung Palung National Park.

A new UN report warns that the vast majority of the orangutans' Southeast Asian rain forest habitat will be gone within 15 years unless action is taken now to curb rampant illegal logging. Forests in national parks could be gone even sooner, the report adds.

Photograph by Tim Laman/NGS


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