Pan paniscus (Bonobo); P. troglodytes (Chimpanzee); Gorilla beringei (Eastern Gorilla); G. gorilla (Western Gorilla)
Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf, semi deciduous and dry forests and montane woodlands in central Africa and southeast Asia
A few hundred to a few tens of thousands, depending on the subspecies
Endangered to Critically Endangered
Victims of humans
Asia's only great ape, the orangutan, is also in deep trouble. Its last remaining strongholds in the rainforests of Sumatra (Indonesia) and the island of Borneo (Indonesia and Malaysia) are being destroyed by illegal logging, a proliferation of palm oil plantations, and by widespread forest fires, many set by plantation owners.
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