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How Smart are Orangutans

What Does It Mean When An Orangutan Smiles?

A smile is generally seen as a sign of happiness, acceptance, or contentment–though admittedly, among humans it can mean a great variety of things. But what about when that smile is displayed by an animal? Specifically, what does it mean when an orangutan smiles? Keep reading to find out more! Why Do Orangutans Smile? Orangutans … Read more

Orangutan Vs. Gorilla: Comparisons

Orangutan Vs Gorilla: Who Would Win?

Orangutans and gorillas are the largest apes in the world; have you ever wondered what would happen if they faced off against each other? True, orangutans live in Asia while gorillas are found in Africa, so they are unlikely to ever meet; still the thought is intriguing. So, in a fight of an orangutan vs. … Read more

what do orangutan eat and drink

What Do Orangutans Eat And Drink?

Orangutans are large, gentle-looking animals. Have you ever wondered about the nutrition they need to survive and thrive? Because they share over 96 percent of their DNA with humans, they have similar needs in terms of food. So, what do orangutans eat and drink? What is their favorite food, and what are some of their … Read more

Are Orangutans Going Extinct

Why Is The Orangutan Endangered?

Most people are familiar with orangutans–the big, hairy, monkey-looking creatures that share over 96 percent of our DNA. But did you know that these large primates are in danger of becoming extinct? This may lead you to wonder: why is the orangutan endangered? And what efforts are being done to protect it? Keep reading as … Read more

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