Animal Species

Bornean Orangutan
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Orangutans share approximately 97 % of their DNA with humans!

Sponsors
Judith Stangle; Knights of St. John; Jim & Kathi Bindeman; Jason Shea; Kelsey & Trevor Grode; Bryce, Simon, Harlie & Elias Yahn; The Cioccio's; Pam & Bob Z.; Robert & Kathleen Frucella; Cindy Grode; Mizner Family; In Memory of Stephen Paul Danowski II; In Memory of Elizabeth; Aspden Family
Habitat
Mature rainforests on the island of Borneo in Asia
Size
3 - 4.5 feet tall
Weight
Females: 90-150 pounds Males: 180-275 pounds
Lifespan
35-40 years
Diet
fruit, young leaves, bark, flowers, insects, and bird eggs
Reproduction
One offspring born every 3-6 years. Clings to mom for first 2 years of life.
Conservation Status
Critically Endangered
Threats
habitat destruction, poaching and the harvesting of trees for palm oil