This weeks photo is “Red Orangutan”. This photo was taken at the Memphis Zoo in Memphis, TN. The orangoutang was eating and resting on a platform.
The Orangutan lives in the forest of Singapore, Malaysia, and Brunei. Orangutan can weigh up to 200 pounds. They share 96.4% of human genes and are very intelligent. They spend most of their time in trees. There are 2 species of orangutan the Bornean and Sumatran. There are an estimated 104,700 (Bornean) and 14,613 (Sumatran) orangutan remaining today.