sumatran orangutan
sumatran orangutan ©www.worldwildlife.org

Order Primates

Family Hominidae

Scientific Name

Pongo abelii

Thumbnail Description

With its teeth, the orangutan uses the stick to dig in tree holes for termites

Size & Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 1.4 m (4.6 ft)

WEIGHT: 90 kg (200 lb)

Newborns:

WEIGHT: 2 and 6 kg

Habitat

Unknown

Distribution

Sumatra (Indonesia)

Diet

Figs, jackfruits, bird eggs, small vertebrates

Reproduction

Unknown

Mating Period

Unknown

Gestation Period

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

Unknown

Population

6,600

Lifespan

50 years

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Troops

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Group Size

Unknown

Behavior

Diurnal, arboreal

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered

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