Orangutan, Sumatran Orangutan

Pongo pygmaeus

Status: Critically Endangered INOpets.com Anything for Pets Parents & Their Pets

Population: About 104,700

Sumatran Orangutan

Pongo abelii

Status: Critically Endangered

Population: 14,613

Highly intelligent, Orangutans share 96.4% of genes with humans. Female Orangutans are hunted most, and if caught with offspring, the young are often kept as pets.

Sumatran Orangutans live in the trees of tropical rainforests, and rarely travel on the ground.

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