This Is How Critically Endangered Orangutans Are Trafficked, According to a Former Illegal Trader
Almost all his business was conducted on social media.
An Endangered Orangutan Wandered Into a Village and Hung Out with Humans for Days
Residents fed the weary-looking great ape fruits and milk.
These Orangutans Were Rescued From the Wildlife Trade and Flown Back Home
A total of 11 Sumatran orangutans were returned to Indonesia this week.
These Orangutans Are Viral for Their Thorough Hand Washing Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak
Avoiding the coronavirus? Take some hygiene tips from these apes.
Michael Jackson's Famous Chimp, Bubbles, Is Selling Paintings to Get By
All the proceeds from 'Apes That Paint' will benefit Bubbles' current home, the Center for Great Apes.
Tinder for Orangutans Lets Female Apes Choose Who They Have Sex With
Researchers hope the method might increase the chance two apes hit it off when they meet, rather than flying one out from a different zoo just to get rejected.
Why Green Bean Casserole Is Killing Off Rhinos
The creamy, bubbly casserole is an iconic Thanksgiving dish, but those French-fried onions on top—as well as a whole host of other supermarket foods—are full of wildlife-endangering palm oil.
Orangutans Can Predict Their Cocktail Preferences, Just Like Humans
By getting the apes drunk on juice, scientists discovered they’re capable of predictive thought.
Video Shows Orangutans That Fled Fires and Stone-Throwing Villagers Being Released Back Into the Wild
Massive wildfires in Kalimantan and Sumatra are destroying orangutan habitats and have spewed more than 1 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
France Is Concerned that Nutella Is Destroying the World
France’s Ecology Minister Segolene Royal warned this week that the world’s denizens need to learn to live without, or at least with less of, the beloved spread.
By Studying Skinny Apes, Science Figured Out Why Humans Are So Fat
It involves our evolutionary ancestors learning to sweat and having weak arms.
All the Animals From Your Favorite Childhood Movies Are Dead
Sam the Orangutan from 'Dunston Checks In'? He's dead. And the Taco Bell chihuahua? Also dead.