Orangutan

Joan Agie
Jan 24, 2024 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Jan 08, 2021
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Age 3 - 18
Read time: 0.8 Min

Kids will love these free printable orangutan coloring pages. Orangutans, also known as Pongo, are a kind of great ape who have red and brown colored fur. The term orangutan has been derived from the words like ‘orang’ meaning ‘person’ and ‘hutan’ meaning ‘forest’. There are two species of orangutans and are found mainly in the islands of Borneo and Sumatra. Orangutans are excellent climbers, and being arboreal animals they spend the majority of their time on trees. Their primary diet includes fruits, leaves and insects. The average life expectancy of an orangutan ranges from 35 to 45 years. Apart from this, orangutans can also swim. They are around 5 ft tall (152 cm) and can weigh 300 lb (136078 g). These helpful sheets can also be used to learn more about orangutans, offering the kids a chance to know more interesting facts about them! Did you know? Orangutans are really smart creatures. In the Atlanta Zoo, orangutans are even found playing video games on a computer.

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