Pongo pygmaeus

Bornean Orangutans

Where do they live? Borneo, Indonesia

What do they eat? A large variety of foods including wild figs, durians, leaves, seeds, bird eggs, flowers, sap, honey, vines, insects, spider webs, fungi, soil and bark.

Conservation Status: Critically Endangered

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An endangered baby Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) named Aurora, with her adoptive mother, Cheyenne, a Bornean/Sumatran cross (Pongo pygmaeus x abelii) at the Houston Zoo.

@Photo by Joel Sartore/National Geographic Photo Ark