Fun facts about orangutans.


Orangutans are arboreal creatures, which means they spend most of their lives slowly walking, swinging and climbing through the rain forests.


Orangutans like to eat fruits, insects, small vertebrates, bird eggs, leaves, flowers and bark.

Breeding/ Babies:

A female orangutan gives birth between 230 and 260 days after mating.

A female orangutan may give birth to two young twin orangutans, which is extremely rare.


Most orangutans are four to five feet long, some can reach a length of about six feet, adult male orangutans weigh between 100 and 200 pounds and female adult orangutans weigh between 65 to 100 pounds.

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