How often do female orangutans give birth?
Females give birth to one infant at a time about every 3-5 years.
Where is orangutan habitat?
Orangutans are only found in the lowland forests of Borneo and Sumatra, and they only great apes found in Asia.
Where do orangutans sleep?
They make nests in trees of vegetation to sleep at night and rest during the day.
How much do male orangutans weigh?
Male orangutans can weigh up to 200 pounds.
Orangutans are found only in the lowland forests of Borneo and Sumatra in Southeast Asia.
Fruit makes up 60 percent of the orangutan's diet.
In addition to habitat destruction and fragmentation, wildlife trade threatens the orangutan’s long-term survival.
Adult males are distinguished by their large size (five feet long and up to 200 pounds), throat pouch, and cheek pads on either side of the face.
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