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 ...
Learn about the Bornean orangutan, as well as the threats this species faces,
what WWF is doing to protect its future, and how you can help.
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
There are two species of orang-utan - the Bornean and Sumatran - which differ a
little in appearance and behavior. While both species have shaggy reddish fur, ...
Nov 30, 2015 ... Bornean orangutans are found on the island of Borneo and Sumatra. There are
three subspecies, depending on which section of the islands ...
Jul 11, 2016 ... The Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) is now critically endangered, with
populations in sharp decline due to habitat destruction and ...
Bornean Orang-utan Classification and EvolutionThe Bornean Orang-utan is a
large primate species that is found inhabiting the humid tropical jungles of ...
Bornean orangutans are arboreal and rarely descend to the ground. They
generally live in the old growth forests ranging from the lowland swampy areas to
The orangutan is the only great ape that occurs outside Africa, and is the largest
arboreal mammal in the world. Orangutans are extremely intelligent, and have ...
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 ...