Our guide is groping for words! Help him!
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story of the orangutan,
we share a common ancestor,
of our genes (98%) and
we are closely
, is a story of
and suspence, with us
as the culprits and the orangutan as the
. In this battle for
, but also for gain, we have used all possible tactics and
: we have brutally killed, poached and hunted for hands (the word "hand" is much more
than "paw"), heads and meat, and now we are
the very heart of the orangutan - its home, the
! The timber industry,
logging and agriculture have caused
damage to the orangutan´s habitats on Borneo and Sumatra.
This has been a psychological war, too! By
the orangutan to paws and meat, we have tried to deprive this proud representative of the mammals and the great apes
its dignity in a lame attempt to
.We have every reason to feel uneasy: the orangutan, who due to its flexibility, adaptability and resoursefulness can be
as a "barometer species" for the overall condition of the rainforests, is not doing very well.
So far the orangutan has survived , but
as vulnerable. There is also every indication it will soon be reclassified as
, due to the dramatic decline
The caption of a once popular poster, with an ape scratching its head, comes to mind: "The moment I learned all the answers they changed the questions!" Now the roles are
- the apes are
the questions and we had better
to give the right answers.