WWF: Primate species face increasing risk of extinction


ABOUT 25 different primate species out of 44 found in Vietnam call the Greater Mekong home, but these unique species are increasingly threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation, climate change, hunting and illegal trade.

A new World Wildlife Fund report titled “Primates of the Greater Mekong: Status, Threats and Conservation Efforts” highlights the amazing diversity of lorises, macaques, langurs and gibbons that live in the five Greater Mekong countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

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