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Bornean Orangutan Stories

Bornean Orangutan

Where Do Orangutans Live? And Nine Other Orangutan Facts

Orangutans live in the forests of Sumatra and Borneo. Learn a bit more about the species and what WWF is doing to help.

  • Honey that Helps People and Orangutans

    In Indonesia’s Danau Sentarum National Park on the lush island of Borneo, critically endangered orangutans share the peat swamp forests with local human residents. But the orangutan populations have dropped by over 50 percent during the past 60 years, in part from poaching, and also because of habitat destruction from illegal and unsustainable forestry.

    Bornean orangutan
  • The Story of Baim, a Rescued Baby Orangutan

    February 01, 2012

    Baby orangutan lost in the forest of Borneo is brought to safety.

    Biam