The top 5 animals that are featured are only a small fraction of the animals that are threatened with extinction. Creature survival is challenging and requires all of us to do our part. The five listed are Critically Endangered.
The orangutan almost exclusively lives among the trees of tropical rainforests. With a population of about 14,000 Orangutans, they play a vital role in the dispersal of seeds over a huge area. If orangutans were to disappear, so would several tree species, especially those with larger seeds.