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  1. 1. Orang-utans By Anna Clair 2010 5B
  2. 2. <ul><li>Orang-utans (Pongo Pygmaeus) are very large primates, that live in tropical rainforests’. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Orang-utans have large, bulky body’s, with long strong arms and no tail. Orang-utans have four fingers on either hand with an opposable thumb. They have long, reddish-brown hair. </li></ul><ul><li>They are about two thirds of a gorilla in size, and can weigh up to 90kg. An average female can be 2.6-3.5 ft, and can weigh up to 50kg. An average male Orang-utan can be 3.2-4.5ft and can weigh up to 90kg. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Orang-utans can be found on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo, Asia. They can only be found in the wild on these islands, in the tropical rainforests’. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Orang-utans live in the top of trees. For night the Orang-utans will collect leaves and twigs and make a nest to curl up and sleep. If it is raining they will use big leaves to cover themselves from the rain. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Orang-utans eat both animals and plants (omnivores), though they mainly eat plants (herbivores). They love fruit, leaves, seeds, tree bark, plant bulbs, tender plant shoots, flowers, insects, birds and small mammals. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Female Orang-utans are capable of breeding when they are aged 7 to 10 years of age. The female Orang-utans can be pregnant for eight and half to nine months. The baby Orang-utans are weaned from their mothers at around six to seven years of age. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Orang-utans move around by swinging from tree to tree with their long, strong arms. Orang-utans can also walk , but they rarely do. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Information: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.iearn.org.au/greatapes/orangutaninfo.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/apes/orangutan/ </li></ul><ul><li>Images: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.african-safari-journals.com/image-files/orangutan-pictures.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://photo-lifestyle.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/orangutan3.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2008/05/19/article-1020413-013D38C500000578 </li></ul><ul><li>588_468x384.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://grasp.rucc.net.au/images/o_in_tree_1_ds.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bmj.com/content/vol331/issue7527/images/medium/coverpic7527.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.orangutanborneotours.com/images/orangutans.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.conservingourwild.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/BabyOrangutan.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://orangutanfoundation.wildlifedirect.org/files/2009/07/dedeks-baby-son.JPG </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.iearn.org.au/greatapes/images/maps/indonesiaorangmapfinal.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://currents.ucsc.edu/05-06/art/eating.06-06-12.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/bigphotos/images/070207-orangutan_big.jpg </li></ul>

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