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Orangutan
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Scientific Classification
Species
  • Pongo pygmaeus
  • Pongo abelii
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Introduction

Write this section last... "man of the forest" in Malay language. Bornean and Sumatran.[2]



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Body Design

Description

red fur. long, powerful arms. grasping hands and feet. up to 200 pounds. flanged males (prominent cheek pads called flanges, throat sac to make loud noises called long calls) and unflanged males (look like adult females). unflanged can become flanged. Sumatran have longer facial hair.[2]



Life Cycle

A female baby orangutan closely attached to her mother

give birth to a single orangutan at a time every 3-5 years.[2]

Ecology

Description

spend most of their time in trees. make nests in trees of vegetation. lowland forests. Sumatra and Borneo.[2]



Other

endangered. eat mostly wild fruits (lychees, mangosteens, mangoes, figs) and drink water out of holes in trees. bornean move around on the ground more often. 41,000 Bornean. 7,500 Sumatran.[2]



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References

  1. Author Unknown. Pongo pygmaeus Wikispecies. Web. Last updated 4 October 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Unknown Author. Orangutan World Wildlife Fund. Web. Accessed 14 December 2014.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Authorlastname, Firstname. Page Title Publishingsitename. Web. Dateofpublication or lastupdate or access (specify which).
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