Orangutan

Orangutan

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 Orangutan Babies are born in about 9 months and stay with the mother for a long period of time.
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 The Orangutan has a high forehead called a “crest” and a large brain.
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 Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) – Sumatra, Borneo in the rain forest.  The Orangutan has a reddish-brown shaggy coat and  does not have a tail.  The long, powerful arms reach almost to the ground when the Orangutan is standing.  Their hands are huge with a small thumb that is opposite to the first finger.  The Orangutan diet consists of fruits, leaves, bark, shoots and flowers.
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Orangutan life-sized hand model.  They use their fingers and thumb to prepare their food, among other things.

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