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Fun Facts from the Jungle: Orangutans

 

Did you know orangutans don’t like the rain? They don’t complain but instead show that necessity is the mother of all invention and fashion roofs and umbrellas out of leaves. My interview with Michelle Desilets, Executive Director of the Orangutan Land Trust, on “The WildLife” radio show divulges the interesting biology and habits of orangutans. Bet you didn’t realize that size really does matter — in cheek pads!