Its #InternationalOrangutanDay ! 🦧

Today we celebrate the #CriticallyEndangered Orangutan to raise awareness and increase conservation action! Our rainforests are disappearing at an alarming rate, primarily due to the expansion of palm-oil plantations and illegal logging. 🌳🚜
Fragmentation of their rainforest home means its more difficult for these orangutans to find food, mating partners and new home ranges. Our long-term research at SUAQ highlights the importance of saving the rainforests to preserve the unique cultures and social systems of the #SuaqOrangutans. 💚


📸Photo by Team SUAQ. Data & Pictures provided by the research teams of Universitas Nasional (UNAS), the Department of Anthropology at the University of Zürich (AIM), and the Development and Evolution of Cognition Research Group at the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behaviour (DECRG)