Thursday, 10 May 2018

World's rarest ape on the edge of extinction

Date:  May 3, 2018
Source: James Cook University

In a new research article, a team of international researchers argue that the Tapanuli orangutan -- a species discovered last year in Sumatra, Indonesia, and one of the rarest animals on the planet -- could lose its battle for survival, unless decisive steps are taken to rescue it. 'In 40 years of research, I don't think I've ever seen anything this dramatic,' said Professor William Laurance from James Cook University in Australia, leader of the research team.

No comments:

Post a Comment

You only need to enter your comment once! Comments will appear once they have been moderated. This is so as to stop the would-be comedian who has been spamming the comments here with inane and often offensive remarks. You know who you are!

Related Posts with Thumbnails