The Last Orangutan Eden

Passport Season 33 Episode 10 | 53m 10s

Ecologist Chris Morgan travels to the jungles of Northern Sumatra to document the work being done to save its population of wild orangutans. Asia’s most intelligent ape once roamed across the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java, but today, fewer than 7,000 Sumatran orangutans remain in the wild. The film cites rapid deforestation as the chief reason for the species’ declining population.

Aired: 02/25/15

Expires: 02/24/20

Rating: NR

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