Orangutan

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orangutan
Orang Utan, Semenggok Forest Reserve, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia.JPG
Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
Scientific classification 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 tapanuliensis
Pongo hooijeri

Orangutan range.png
Range o the three extant 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)[1] are the three exclusively Asie species o extant great apes. Native tae Indonesie an Malaysie, orangutans are currently foond in anal the rainforests o Borneo an Sumatra.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "orangutan: definition of orangutan in Oxford dictionary (British & World English)". Retrieved 23 December 2014.