Bornean Orangutan Female Skull measures 10.3 inches. Bornean Orangutan Female skull is museum quality polyurethane cast. Made in USA. California Academey of Sciences. Our precise skull can be used as a teaching tool, museum skull exhibit, home decor skull, or office decor skull. 2-part skull (separate cranium & jaw).

Pongo pygmaeus is a species of Orangutan native to the island of Borneo. single species. Sumatran borneo.

Bornean Orangutan or Pongo pygmaeus are the most arboreal of the great apes and spend most of their time in trees. Their hair is reddish-brown. Males and females differ in size and appearance.

Dominant adult males have distinctive cheek pads and produce long calls that attract females and intimidate rivals. Younger males do not have these characteristics and resemble adult females.

Bornean Orangutan or Pongo pygmaeus are the most solitary of the great apes, with social bonds occurring primarily between mothers and their dependent offspring, who stay together for the first two years.

Fruit is the most important component of an orangutan’s diet; however, the Bornean Orangutan or Pongo pygmaeus will also eat vegetation, bark, honey, insects and even bird eggs. They can live over 30 years in both the wild and captivity.

Bornean Orangutan or Pongo pygmaeus are among the most intelligent primates; they use a variety of sophisticated tools and construct elaborate sleeping nests each night from branches and foliage.

The Bornean orangutan or Pongo pygmaeus lives in tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forest in the Bornean lowlands, as well as mountainous areas up to 1,500 metres (4,900 ft) above sea level. This species lives throughout the canopy of primary and secondary forest, and moves large distances to find trees bearing fruit.

Bornean Orangutan or Pongo pygmaeus is found in the two Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, and four of the five Indonesian Provinces of Kalimantan.

Due to habitat destruction, the species distribution is now highly patchy throughout the island; the species has become rare in the southeast of the island, as well as in the forest between the Rajang River in central Sarawak and the Padas River in western Sabah.

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Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 10.3 in
Borneo Orangutan Facts

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Hominidae
Genus: Pongo
Species: P. pygmaeus
Binomial name: Pongo pygmaeus


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