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The data presented here suggest that Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) may be infected by 4 species of plasmodia; 2 of these may represent the previously identified orangutan plasmodia P.
Asia's only great ape, the Bornean orangutan is highly endangered and originates from areas of tropical and sub-tropical forest.
As a Bornean orangutan Jazz is only able to give birth once every eight years, and this is seen as a major reason why the animals are an endangered species.
I am a male Bornean Orangutan also known as the red ape or 'old man of the forest'.
Estimates suggest that there are less than 40,000 Bornean orangutans and less than 6,500 Sumatran orangutans left in the wild.
In 2001, ZIKV seropositivity was demonstrated in a native Bornean, 2 migrants to Borneo, and 2 Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) (9).
We studied Sumatran orangutans because, unlike Bornean orangutans (Pongopygmaeus sp.
The number of BORNEAN ORANGUTANS - native to the Asian island - has dwindled to 50,000.
Environment Program classifies Bornean orangutans as endangered and Sumatran orangutans as critically endangered.
The non-profit Orangutan Conservancy estimates that 54,000 Bornean orangutans and only 6,600 Sumatran orangutans remain in the wild.
The park has also been identified as home to the world's largest remaining population of Bornean orangutans.