Why are the Sumatran Orangutan Endangered? - Population & Conservation


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How do farmers view the Sumatran orangutan?

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1. Which of the following is true regarding Sumatran orangutans?

2. Why are female Sumatran orangutans often killed?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo aids in checking your understanding of the Sumatran orangutan and why they are endangered. Sumatran orangutans and how farmers view them are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on:

  • The effect of selective logging on the Sumatran orangutan population
  • Why the females are often killed
  • How farmers view the Sumatran orangutan
  • Characteristic of their current situation

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how the Aceh government affected the Sumatran orangutan conservation
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on Sumatran orangutans and their endangerment
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why female Sumatran orangutans are killed and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this species, use the lesson called Why are the Sumatran Orangutan Endangered? - Population & Conservation. Use this lesson to:

  • Define viable
  • Determine how many Sumatran orangutans there are in the wild
  • See how this species is being saved