Quick Facts About Sumatran Orangutans:
- Orangutan means person of the forest in the Indonisian and Malaysian languages.
- Orangutans have cognitive maps, often returning to the same feeding sites that they have visited in the past to forage for fruit, insects, and flowers.
- Orangutans are the largest tree dwelling animals.
- Everything orangutans learn, they learn from their Mother.
Conservation Status: Endangered
El Paso Zoo Location: Asia