If You Love Junk Food and Cuddly Orangutans, You Need to Watch This [Video]


Orangutans are some of the world’s most threatened species. You’ve got junk food to thank for that–the palm oil industry is chopping down forests at alarming rates. And when the forests fall, so do the homes of these beautiful creatures (of whom we share 97 percent of the same genetic material).

GoPro has helped to remind us why these animals deserve better. We get an orangutan’ view on the forest canopies they call home, and what it’s like to lose that.

Related on EcoSalon

4 Photography Tips for Taking Gorgeous Nature Photos
Crazy Animal Planet: Overpopulation Vs. Extinction
The Black Rhinoceros: My Time with an Extinct Animal

Image: Hadi Zaher

Sponsored Content: