Orang-utan <Sumatran orangutan>

Known as: Sumatran Orangutan, Pongo pygmaeus abeli, Pongo pygmaeus abelii 
A species of orangutan, family HOMINIDAE, found in the forests on the island of Sumatra.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
‘Orang-utan’ is derived from a Malay term meaning ‘man of the forest’ and aptly describes the southeast Asian great apes native… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Planning for future needs has traditionally been considered to be restricted to human cognition. Although recent studies on great… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus and Pongo abelii) are semisolitary apes and, among the great apes, the most distantly related to… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Great ape populations are undergoing a dramatic decline, which is predicted to result in their extinction in the wild from entire… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Accurate divergence date estimates improve scenarios of primate evolutionary history and aid in interpretation of the natural… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Molecular data suggest that humans are more closely related to chimpanzees than either is to the gorillas, yet one finds the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We present life history data on wild Sumatran orangutans gleaned from a 32-year and a 5.5-year study. Estimated age at first… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The extent of DNA sequence variation of chimpanzees is several-fold greater than that of humans. It is unclear, however, if… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We report 3 studies of the referential pointing of 2 orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus). Chantek was raised in an enculturated… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Urate oxidase was lost in hominoids during primate evolution. The mechanism and biological reason for this loss remain unknown… (More)
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