Pongo pygmaeus

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Synonyms for Pongo pygmaeus

large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits

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As a consequence, more than 100,000 Bornean orangutans vanished between 1999 and 2015.
Like Bornean orangutans, the African Elephant population lost more than half its individuals over the period.
The IUCN issued a new "Red List," identifying the Bornean orangutan as "Critically Endangered," or on the verge of extinction.
There is such a large obesity epidemic today and yet we don't really understand the basis of the obesity condition or how these high-protein or low-protein diets work," said Vogel, whose research, Bornean orangutans on the brink of protein bankruptcy, represents the first time scientists have looked at how these long-haired, orange-colored apes -- that depend on low-protein fruit to survive -- endure protein cycling, or period bouts of protein deprivation.
Having strategically placed the book inside the door of my classroom, this reviewer was able to determine that most people from age 10 on up have a predictable response: entranced by the baby Bornean orangutan featured on the cover, they stop to flip through the book--and then, mesmerized, end up reading it from cover to cover.
WHAT'S the SNP got in common with the Bornean orangutan and the Giant Otter?
The 29-year-old Bornean orangutan lives at the zoo with three others, including her two girls, Summer and Cherie.
We describe the identification of a previously genetically uncharacterized species within the newly proposed Taeniid (Cestoda) genus Versteria (1), which caused fatal metacestode infection in a captive juvenile Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus).
It suggests there may be fewer than 350,000 great apes left in the world and identifies the 100 most at-risk populations of gorillas, chimpanzee, bonobo and Sumatran and Bornean orangutan
The zoo announced Tuesday the birth of a male Bornean orangutan.
The forest is home to some of the world's rarest animals, including the endangered Bornean orangutan, the Asian elephant and the Sumatran rhinoceros.
It has been 10 years since we last had a baby Bornean orangutan at the zoo but Iznee has been well worth the wait.
pitheci, first isolated from the blood of a Bornean orangutan (5), and P.
Miri, a rare Bornean orangutan, was born at the zoo less than three weeks ago - and she is proving a big attraction.
The developments will include a new behind the scenes Bornean orangutan area in the Realm of the Red Ape exhibit, improvements to its Monkey House and a new bird aviary.