A blue-eyed and white-haired orangutan was rescued in Borneo after being held captive for two days. Local villagers kept the animal captured from the wild before the police alerted a survival foundation who rescued the animal.
If humans can enjoy swiping right, why can't apes too?
Over half of the non-human primate species are facing extinction in the next 50 years, and humans are to blame.
When you're on vacation, never leave your animal rights awareness at home. A viral video from China shows an orangutan forced to dress up and ridiculed for selfies with tourists.
Researchers recently took a second look at the genome of gorillas to acquire fresh insight on their similarities and differences with us.
Earth's largest apes died off because they could not adapt to a new diet forced by climate change 100,000 years ago.
Industrialization and farming concerns are forcing Borneo orangutans from their natural habitats and closer to human populations which leaves them increasingly vulnerable to poachers. In response, rehabilitation organizations like International Animal Rescue (IAR) are racing agaisnt the clock to rescue and care for sick orangutans that have nowhere else to turn.
Rutgers University researchers recommend releasing captive populations of Borneo orangutans back into their natural habitats. Doing so could help the endangered animals rebound.
A recent study observed the reproduction success of male orangutans. They found that females are more attracted to males with padded cheeks.
It seems backwards, but tigers and other endangered species could be saved by higher palm oil prices, according to new research.
A new study offers hope for endangered orangutans in Borneo, who are suffering due to deforestation and climate change.