Name: Orangutan, Pongo pygmaeus
Description: Arboreal anthropoid ape with shaggy reddish-brown coat, very long arms, and no tail.
Location: Borneo and Sumatra
Special Features: No tail
Very long arms
Can grow over four feet tall
Males can weigh over 300 pounds
Can live over 60 years
Thumbs and toes are opposable
Diet: Primarily eat fruit, but also young leaves, bark, flowers, honey, insects, and vines.
Neat Fact: Orangutans’ arms stretch out longer than their body, over 7 feet, from fingertip to fingertip.