Were there orangutans in Vietnam during the war?
At first, the descriptions of these creatures seems to point to the fact that they may have simply been misidentified orangutans…but while orangutans once did inhabit Vietnam, they became extinct there thousands of years ago.
Has an orangutan ever killed a human?
Reports of wild great ape fatalities have been very limited, and only two have described wild orangutan deaths.
Are there any apes in Vietnam?
A new population—hundreds strong—of northern white-cheeked crested gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) has been found in Vietnam by researchers with Conservation International (CI).
Do apes live in Vietnam?
Primates are found in a range of habitats throughout Central and South America, Africa and Asia. Viet Nam is home to 24 species of primate, half of which are endemic to our region. But sadly, most of them are now threatened with extinction.
What country has the most orangutans?
Overall, Indonesia is where about 80 percent of the world’s wild orangutans remain.