Bornean Orangutan



Common Name: Bornean Orangutan
Scientific Name: Pongo pygmaeus
Type: Orangutan
Classification: Mammal
Diet: Frugivore
Height: 120 – 140 cm (47.2 – 55 inch) (at the shoulder)
Weight: 30 – 100 kg (66 – 221 lb)
Top Speed: 6 kph (4 mph)
Life Span: 45 years in the wild, 60 years in captivity
Migration Habit: Does not migrate
IUCN Redlist Status: Critically Endangered
Population Trend: Decreasing
Bornean Orangutan

Bornean Orangutans are Mammals that are a species of Orangutan. Their scientific name is Pongo pygmaeus.

These Mammals are Frugivores, and groups of Bornean Orangutans are known as a -.

Bornean Orangutan Habitat

Bornean Orangutans can be found in Asia, namely in Indonesia and Malaysia.

They strive in habitats like tropical moist forests.

Bornean Orangutan Young

These Orangutans mature at the age of 14-15 years. Once matured, Bornean Orangutans can have one young after a gestation period of 274 days.

Bornean Orangutan young are called infants and, like most animal young, are extremely cute.

References: Wikipedia and the IUCN Redlist.