April 2004
Weekly Reader News - Senior;4/2/2004, Vol. 82 Issue 23, p4
Discusses the threats of extinction of the orangutans in Southeast Asia. Efforts of Dutch scientist Willie Smits in conserving the apes; Approximate numbers of wild orangutans as of 2004; Threats to the habitats of the orangutans; Comparison of the orangutan with humans' genetic properties and emotions.


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