Bornean Orangutan - 112289
Bornean Orangutan - 112289

Bornean Orangutan - 112289

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As their name suggests, Bornean orangutans live in the tropical forests and swampy areas of Borneo. The Bornean orangutan is one of two members of the genus Pongo, the other being the Sumatran orangutan. Both species are the only great apes endemic to the Asian continent. History: Orangutans are exceptionally smart, and are able to use tools and communicate through sign language. They even have their own unique cultures with one another in the wild! Unfortunately, the Bornean species of orangutan is endangered and is severely affected by habitat loss and fragmentation due to human activity. The largest tree-dwelling animal alive, make sure you give this orangutan a canopy to hang out in! Scientific Name: Genus Pongo Characteristics: Orangutans are very similar to humans genetically in fact, they share 97% of the same DNA. Learn more astounding facts about this impressive primate with this scientifically accurate Bornean orangutan toy model! Size: 5 inches long and 5.25 inches tall.