The Bornean orangutan is an endangered primate that lives on Borneo, an island divided between Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia. This species has a round face and a dark red coat compared to the Sumatran orangutan.
The Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) is a species of orangutan native to
the island of Borneo. Together with the Sumatran orangutan, it belongs to the ...
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what WWF is doing to protect its future, and how you can help.
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But genetic analysis revealed enough difference between orangutans
on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra to merit their being divided into two seperate species. The Bornean orangutan
(Pongo pygmaeus) is the more numerous of the two species—there are between 12,000 and 1... More »
(2004) recognized only two subspecies for the Bornean Orangutan: P. p.
pygmaeus and P. p. wurmbii. However, at the last orangutan PHVA (Singleton et
The orangutan, with its distinctive red-orange hair, is the only ape that inhabits
Asia. Weighing up to 90 kg (200 lb.), the Bornean orangutan is about 1-1.5 m tall
Bornean Orang-utan Classification and EvolutionThe Bornean Orang-utan is a
large primate species that is found inhabiting the humid tropical jungles of ...
So by conserving the orangutan's habitat, we're also benefiting local ... There are
two species of orang-utan - the Bornean and Sumatran - which differ a little in ...
Extinction in the wild is likely in the next 10 years for Sumatran Orangutans and
soon after for Bornean Orangutans. The Sumatran species (Pongo abelii) is ...