Bongo the Pongo
Bornean Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) - Danum Valley, Malaysia
This is Bongo, a wild orangutan who has become a fairly regular sight in Danum Valley. Her range seems to overlap with the area that the field center is in, perhaps this is because she is an old orangutan with a sizeable tumor and it is easier for her to survive around the station. She will sometimes disappear into the surrounding jungle for many days at a time but sooner or later she always shows up again. Here she has climbed a rambutan tree and is munching on the fruits.