Species Spotlight: Orangutan
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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