Category Archives: orangutans

My Hometown Enters the Primatology Big Leagues: International Orangutan Center in Indianapolis

The new orangutan facility at the Indianapolis Zoo is really impressive. We checked it out this past summer while visiting my family in Indy. The facility is a network of buildings, outdoor space, & climbing structures that the individuals can navigate … Continue reading

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Bornean Orangutan

Order: Primates Family: Hominidae Subfamily: Ponginae Genus: Pongo Species: P. pygmaeus The Bornean orangutan is one of three subspecies of orangutan and can only be found in Southeast Asia on the island of Borneo. Growing up to 5’ tall, these … Continue reading

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