Sumatran Orangutan
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The Orangutan lives on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra in Indonesia.


Orangutan eats tropical fruit and also leaves, bark and insects at times.


Orangutans can be found in rainforests as well as other forests at higher elevations and near lowland swamps. They will sleep in trees as well as move through the trees in search of fruit.


Male Orangutans weigh approximately 100 - 250 lbs and are about 4 - 5 ft. in height. Female Orangutans will weigh approximately 60 - 110 lbs and are about 3 - 3.5 ft. in height.


Orangutans' pregnancy periods last approximately 7.5 to 8.5 months. They will most often give birth to one infant, but like humans, they can have two at times.