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About 674,000 years ago, orangutans on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo split into separate species.
The males are under 5 feet in height, and the females are under 4 feet, which is similar to other orangutans.
The sanctuary, where Alba will live with three other orangutans starting in June, will be patrolled around the clock by security guards.
The orangutans love visitors who point at them and accuse them of being cute with hair all over their backs.
Scientists observed orangutans demonstrating a preference for a straw-like tool over similar, less functional things.
Maher has previously compared the president to an orangutan, something Trump and Barr’s supporters have brought up in the wake of the actress’ racist comment.
Sadly, Jiaku isn’t the only primate with a chain-smoking problem: An orangutan at Indonesia’s Bandung Zoo has also picked up the habit, after numerous zoo guests deposited lit cigarette butts into the animal’s enclosure.
The post has a clip of Sykes calling President Donald Trump an orangutan.
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: a large ape that has very long arms and reddish-brown hair
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