The feet of an orangutan have the ability to realize branches, making motion via the treetops simple and easy. Almost all its food could be discovered amongst the branches and rain-filled leaves supply water.
Both man as well as women orangutans are reddish-brown, a special shade in the great ape world. Males can weigh over 200 pounds and are a lot larger than females.
Males additionally expand unique cheek pads, which grow larger as the pet ages. A red beard sprouts from the chin and also long hair hangs from its arms like a cape.
A throat sac is utilized to earn its “lengthy phone call,” an advising to burglars and also an ad to females. Orangutans have a substantial arm period.
A male may stretch his arms some 7 feet (2 meters) from fingertip to fingertip – a reach substantially longer than his standing height of about 5 feet (1.5 meters). When orangutans do stand, their hands nearly touch the ground.