Diet. Although orangutans may consume leaves, shoots, and even bird eggs, fruit
is the most important part of their diet. Orangutans are ...
Although fruit comprises most of the orangutan's diet, they still require other
nutrients as part of their daily intake. They receive a mixture of sugars and fats
Over 400 food types have been documented as part of the orangutans' diet, and
although it consists mainly of fruit, in times of scarcity orangutans will shift their ...
The orangutan diet is made up of bark, leaves, flowers, a variety of insects, and
most importantly, over 300 kinds of fruit.Termites and ants are part of their diet to
Approximately 90% of the diet that an orangutan consumes is fruit. What they will
consume depends on their natural habitat as well as the season.
The complete observed orangutan food list contains 1693 species, which
includes 1666 plant species, 16 invertebrate, 4 vertebrate and 7 other. Plant food
Orangutans are omnivores (they eat both plants and animals) but are mostly
herbivorous (plants comprise most of their diet). They eat fruit (their favorite food),
Orangutans live in Indonesia and Malaysia on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo
. ... and the land is cleared to grow palm oil, an ingredient in lots of foods.
Orangutans have remarkable abilities for traveling through the forest canopy.
They make their homes in these trees, find their food there, and build tree nests ...
Feb 24, 2014 ... Fruit makes up about 60% of the orangutan's diet, including lychees,
mangosteens, mangoes and figs. They also eat young leaves and shoots, ...