Endangered orangutans made homeless as farmers ..

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start illegal forest fires to clear land for agriculture

The rampant burning, whilst useful for farmers, destroys the habitats of jungle residents forcing them down onto the ground where they are more open to predators. 

One of those residents are critically endangered Sumatran orangutans who consider the jungle flora to be their home. 

The population of the great ape is now thought to be as low as around 7,500 Read more..