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Orangutans
Orang Utan, Semenggok Forest Reserve, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia.JPG
Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
Scienteefic clessification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Faimily: Hominidae
Subfaimily: Ponginae
Genus: Pongo
Lacépède, 1799
Teep species
Pongo borneo
Lacépède, 1799 (= Simia satyrus Linnaeus, 1760)
Species

Pongo pygmaeus
Pongo abelii
Pongo hooijeri

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Range o the twa orangutan species
Synonyms

Faunus Oken, 1816
Lophotus Fischer, 1813
Macrobates Billberg, 1828
Satyrus Lesson, 1840

The orangutans (an aa spelled orang-utan, orangutang, or orang-utang)[3] are the twa exclusively Asie species o extant great apes. Native tae Indonesie an Malaysie, orangutans are currently foond in anerly the rainforests o Borneo an Sumatra.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ancrenaz, M.; Gumal, M.; Marshall, A.J.; Meijaard, E.; Wich, S.A.; Husson, S. (2016). "Pongo pygmaeus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T17975A17966347. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T17975A17966347.en. Retrieved 5 September 2016. 
  2. Singleton, I.; Wich, S.A.; Nowak, M.; Usher, G. (2016). "Pongo abelii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T39780A17966164. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T39780A17966164.en. Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  3. "orangutan: definition of orangutan in Oxford dictionary (British & World English)". Retrieved 23 December 2014.