File photo of conservationists from Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation carry a tranquilised orangutan as they conduct a rescue and release operation for orangutans trapped in a swath of jungle in Sungai Mangkutub, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo: AP

Bornean orangutan, whale shark sliding towards extinction, conservationists say

Growing human pressure is driving the three species ever closer to destruction

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File photo of conservationists from Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation carry a tranquilised orangutan as they conduct a rescue and release operation for orangutans trapped in a swath of jungle in Sungai Mangkutub, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo: AP
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