Why is the Bornean Orangutan Endangered?

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How does the use of palm oil affect the Bornean orangutan?

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1. What is one conflict between humans and Bornean orangutans that results in their endangerment?

2. Which of the following is an example of the illegal wildlife trade that is threatening the Bornean orangutan?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, find out how familiar you are with why the Bornean orangutan is endangered. For the quiz, you need to know about why people are poaching orangutans and know how palm oil affects this species.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are covered on the quiz:

  • A conflict between humans and Bornean orangutans that results in their endangerment
  • How palm oil affects the Bornean orangutan
  • Why people are poaching orangutans
  • The reason the reproductive rate of orangutans is contributing to their endangerment

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about an example of the illegal wildlife trade that's threatening the Bornean orangutan
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on the endangerment of the Bornean orangutan
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why people are poaching orangutans and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Why is the Bornean Orangutan Endangered? is a lesson you can use to complete the following objectives:

  • Review the striking appearance of Bornean orangutans
  • See how the reproductive cycle works for this species
  • Identify threats to the Bornean organgutan
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