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Orangutan Encounter

Again this photo was taken at Lok Kawi Wildlife Park.


Orangutans (disambiguation) are the only exclusively Asian genus of extant great ape. The largest living arboreal animals, they have longer arms than the other, more terrestrial, great apes. They are among the most intelligent primates and use a variety of sophisticated tools, also making sleeping nests each night from branches and foliage. Their hair is typically reddish-brown, instead of the brown or black hair typical of other great apes.


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Taken on December 14, 2010