Orangutans

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There are 423 species besides us in the primate order, each of them currently existing and doing something, and we can't ignore them forever. Today, we bring them some rare attention by hosting the first annual Primate Awards. Cute Baby Animals, Animals And Pets, Funny Animals, Wild Animals, Fierce Animals, Strange Animals, Jungle Animals, Primates, Animal Pictures

Orang Utan

True Wild Life | Orang Utan | The orangutan is now an endangered species. The orangutan is a large primate found naturally in the jungles ...

Proud orangutan mom shows off her adorable newborn at the Memphis Zoo Primates, Mammals, Animals And Pets, Baby Animals, Cute Animals, Wild Life, Beautiful Creatures, Animals Beautiful, Memphis Zoo

Proud orangutan mom shows off her adorable newborn at the Memphis Zoo

The baby, Rowan, was born on March 19 via a Cesarean section. On Thursday, mom Jahe took Rowan for a short walk in the sunshine, giving visitors a quick glimpse of the adorable little ape.

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Orangutan and Baby

Explore JP Diroll (Durall069)'s photos on Flickr. JP Diroll (Durall069) has uploaded 283 photos to Flickr.

Shop Save the Orangutans Postcard created by One_Planet. Borneo Orangutan, Sumatran Orangutan, Animals And Pets, Baby Animals, Cute Animals, Wild Animals, Animals Beautiful, Beautiful Creatures, Save The Orangutans

Orangutans

Orangutans are lonesome creatures . Adult males inhabit mainly alone and only come together with females to mate . Adult females live with their young. From time to time, adults will live with other grownups for short time periods in small temporary groups . Orangutans spend most of their lives in a "home range" of 0.4 to 3.7 square miles. Females have a smaller home range than males. Sometimes the home ranges of individual orangutans overlap. Females are able to give birth after age seven…

The new International Orangutan Center at the Indianapolis Zoo. Image courtesy of the Indianapolis Zoo. Primates, Mammals, Male Orangutan, Chimpanzee, Animals And Pets, Funny Animals, Cute Animals, Strange Animals, Beautiful Creatures

The Orangutan of Asia

The Orangutan of AsiaOrangutan hands are similar to human hands; they have four long fingers and an opposable thumb. However, the joint and tendon arrangement in the orangutans’ hands produces two...