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Bornean 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 ...

Bornean Orangutan | Species | WWF


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.

Bornean Orangutan Facts | Endangered Animals - Animal Fact Guide


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  ...

Orangutans | WWF


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, ...

ADW: Pongo pygmaeus: INFORMATION


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 ...

Bornean Orangutan - EDGE :: Mammal Species Information


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 ...

Bornean Orang-utan (Pongo pygmaeus) - Animals - A-Z Animals ...


Bornean Orang-utan Classification and EvolutionThe Bornean Orang-utan is a large primate species that is found inhabiting the humid tropical jungles of ...

Bornean Orangutan: The Animal Files


Main Characteristics. Bornean Orangutans are the largest tree dwelling mammal. They have a body length between 1.1 and 1.4 m (3.5 - 4.5 ft) and they weigh ...

Orangutan Facts - The Orangutan Project


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 ...

Orangutans, Orangutan Pictures, Orangutan Facts - National ...


The Malay word orangutan means "person of the forest." These long-haired, orangish primates, found only in Sumatra and Borneo, are highly intelligent and are ...

Bornean Orangutan
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates Family: Hominidae Genus: Pongo
Species: Pongo pygmaeus
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.
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Bornean orangutan videos, photos and facts - Pongo pygmaeus ...


Learn more about the Bornean orangutan - with amazing Bornean orangutan videos, photos and facts on ARKive.

Pongo pygmaeus (Bornean Orangutan) - IUCN Red List


(2004) recognized only two subspecies for the Bornean Orangutan: P. p. pygmaeus and P. p. wurmbii. However, at the last orangutan PHVA (Singleton et al.

Bornean Orangutan | Endangered Species | Animal Planet


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 ...