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Endangered, Vulnerable, and Threatened Species
Meaning "Man or person of the forest" in the Malay language, Orangutans are large arboreal apes living in southeast Asia, specifically on the Islands of Borneo and Sumatra. The Orangutan habitat is tropical rain forest, including hill and swamp areas. They are of the Genus: Pongo, Species: pygmaeus (Borneo) and abelii (Sumatran). Both species are endangered and the Sumatran abelii is critical.
Asked in Orangutans, History of India
Why was dandi march held and who headed the march?
The British used to impose salt tax in British-India, which was a ludicrous concept because Indians were expected to pay heavy taxes on a most essential item that was produced indigenously. The British has also banned the production and sale of salt by anyone else than a few licensed British Corporations. Mahatma Gandhi, propagating his principles of passive resistance and peaceful demonstration (Satyagraha) decided that he will violate the Salt law, and led a march of over 400 volunteers from Sabarmati to the...
Asked in Animal Life, Orangutans, Rainforests
What animals live in the canopy layer?
Flying squirrels, pythons, parakeets, canaries, monkeys and lorises. Also; howler monkey macaw pygmy marmoset sloth toucan golden lion wooly monkey quetzal cockatoo Animals Found in the Canopy Layer of the Rainforest Many animal species live in the canopy layer as it is rich in fruits and seeds. Monkeys, sloths, bats, tree frogs, ants, beetles, parrots, hummingbirds and snakes are some of the many species that are found in the canopy layer of the rainforest. The Toucan is one of the many exotic birds of the tropical rainforests found in the canopy layer. There...
Asked in Apes, Orangutans
What are the special characteristics of orangutan to survive in its habitat?
BEHAVIOR Orangutans spend their lives in the tropical forest canopy 20 to 100 feet off the ground. It is assumed that one of the reasons for this, is because the tigers would be its main natural predator. However, with the tiger being extinct in Borneo, adult male orangutans will come down and spend up to about 5% of their time on the forest floor. Usually this is to move from one stand of trees to another. Sometimes orangutans, when on the ground,...