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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.
Eco-tourism can benefit orangutans, too, if controlled.
Location: Sumatra, Indonesia In 2013, researchers compared the skull of an adult male Sumatran orangutan killed by humans to 34 others.
Their isolated population is different from other species of Sumatran and Bornean orangutans.
During more than 20,000 hours of formal observation, Morrogh-Bernard and her colleagues watched 10 orangutans occasionally chew a particular plant (which is not part of their diet) into a foamy lather and then rub it into their fur.
Communicative animals like gorillas and orangutans learn to bare their chests when trainers give a certain hand signal.
The animals — parrots, orangutans, and others — all survived, but the botanical garden may takes years to restore.
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: a large ape that has very long arms and reddish-brown hair
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