The Sumatra orangutan

The Sumatran orangutan, a large red-haired ape evolving in the tropical forests of Sumatra, is distinguished not only by its distinctive appearance but also by its remarkable intelligence, highlighting the crucial need to protect its threatened habitat.

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Keyfacts about The Sumatra orangutan


Individuals in the wild

90 kg

Average weight

270 days

Gestation Period


Identity Card

  • Name: Sumatran Orangutan
  • Latin Name: Pongo abelii
  • Origin: Northern part of the island of Sumatra, Indonesia
  • IUCN Status: Critically Endangered
  • CITES: Appendix I

Parents of the first family

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  • SariFemaleArrivée en ...

Offspring of the first family

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  • MathaïMaleNé en ..

Parents of the second family

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  • SintaFemaleArrivée en ..

Offspring of the second family

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Restoring the orangutan habitat in Borneo.


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