Posts Tagged ‘orangutans’

Seeing Red: Sarawak’s Orangutans

Orangutan (or Orang Utan) literally translates as “person of the forest” in the Malay language; and it isn’t too far off the mark, with it being the species sharing 97% of their DNA with humans, making them mankind’s cousin, of sorts. ORANGUTAN SPECIES There are two species of orangutans, namely…

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King of Swingers

Viewing orangutans in their natural habitat is pure bliss Natives to Indonesia and Malaysia, Orangutans can only be found in the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra. Known to be the largest tree-dwelling mammals in the world, Orangutans can grow up to 1.5m in height and 90 kg in weight. Despite…

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