She was like a large orangutan
, my mother, or like a chimpanzee, and yet, in sharp and definite ways, quite different.
Thus, Edward Tyson, the first European to dissect a chimpanzee, called his subject an 'orang-outang'; and although the authors do not mention it, 'gorilla' derives from an alleged African word meaning 'wild or hairy man' (Shorter Oxford English Dictionary) just as Malay 'orang hutan', 'forest or wild man', has evolved into the vernacular English name for the orangutan
More than 1,400 unobtrusive video cameras recorded 641 instances of orangutan
ground travel between June 2006 and March 2013.
Dr Mark Harrison, based in the Department of Geography at the University of Leicester and Managing Director of the Orangutan
Tropical Peatland Project (OuTrop) has, along with international colleagues, published results of a seven year study of orangutans
If another male orangutan
hears a dominant male's call, he knows to temporarily avoid that area and stay out of the alpha ape's way.
A ZOO is celebrating the arrival of a baby orangutan
Summary: An obese orangutan
has been put on a strict diet by Malaysian wildlife authorities after .
Gazing out at the reader from the front cover is a close-up photograph of a beguiling baby orangutan
nuzzling against its mother.
Jakarta, Indonesia, June 21, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The Indonesian Ministry of Forestry (MoF) has partnered with the Orangutan
Foundation International (OFI), PT Sinar Mas Agro Resources and Technology TBK (SMART) and Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in the release of Orangutans
, and the inauguration of the Seluang Mas Camp Release in Seruyan, Central Kalimantan on June 21, 2013.
THIS mischievous young orangutan
is made to see the error of his ways when he gets a telling off from his dad.
The babies include Rickina – a tiny young female orangutan
of about one year old, bearing the scar of a machete wound on her forehead, almost certainly telling the story of how her mother was hacked down and killed when her baby was taken from her.
I had the idea when Steve Jobs gave his presentation of the iPad and I watched him swiping," the Orangutan
Outreach executive director told Kyodo News.