orang-utan


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orang-utan

(ɔːˌræŋuːˈtæn; ˌɔːræŋˈuːtæn) (ɔːˌræŋuːˈtæŋ; ˌɔːræŋˈuːtæŋ) ,

orang-utang

or

orang-outang

n
(Animals) a large anthropoid ape, Pongo pygmaeus, of the forests of Sumatra and Borneo, with shaggy reddish-brown hair and strong arms. Sometimes shortened to: orang
[C17: from Malay orang hutan, from ōrang man + hūtan forest]
Translations

orang-utan

[ɔːˌræŋuːˈtæn] Norangután m

orang-utan

orang-utang, orangutan, orang-outan [ˌɔːˌræŋuˈtæn] norang-outan m

orang-utan

[ɔːˌræŋuːˈtæn] norango, orangutan m inv

orang-utan

(ˈoːrӕŋˈuːtӕn) noun
a type of large, man-like ape.
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There were human and animal fatalities too, including that most colourful of the great apes, the orang-utan.
In the first of two parts, he heads for the orang-utan rehabilitation centre in Sepilok, where he discovers how the animals are being threatened by forest fires and learns about the damage that overfishing is doing to sea turtles' natural habitat.
An orang-utan that was one of the first set of twins known to be born in captivity died at the Seattle zoo this week at age 48, after living two decades longer than the median life expectancy for the Asian great ape, a zoo spokeswoman said on Friday.
Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water Lisa Neville and Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis, visited Melbourne Zoo to test their nous against Malu, a 12-year old Sumatran Orang-utan, in a series of basic games specifically designed to encourage Malus problem solving ability.
A BRITISH animal sanctuary is offering to rescue an orang-utan kept in solitary confinement for three decades.
uk CUDDLING herself for comfort, this baby orang-utan has been left traumatised by being sold as a pet after seeing her mum killed.
NO future exists for the orang-utan unless concerted efforts are made to save enough habitat to ensure their survival, a British charity has warned.
Chimpanzee Eden, which is ere will be eight fully-themed areas for various species, plus an enlarged orang-utan house, and also planned are a children's water park and a safari-lodge cafe.
It was found that the chimpanzee and the orang-utan both moved their limbs out sideways from their bodies.
The Italian prime minister has harshly criticised a top senator who likened the country's first black cabinet minister to an orang-utan, the latest high-profile racist episode in a nation grappling with immigration.
The viewer can see the orang-utan as it grows from a tiny baby to a six-year-old grown-up.
45pm With his two friends, Orville, his promoter, and Clyde, the orang-utan he won on a bet, Philo Beddoe (Clint Eastwood) travels around looking for beer, music and the occasional fight.