Orangutans Orangutans live on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo in Malaysia and Indonesia and are endangered due to habitat destruction and poaching. The good news is there are many organizations working to help protect orangutans and ensure they do not go extinct in the wild. Actions you can take to help orangutans Orangutan Conservation Organizations: Please note, this list only includes orangutan-focused conservation groups that are active in the field, not large NGOs that may have orangutan programs.

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