Pongo pygmaeus

Known as: orangutans, Bornean Orangutan, Orangutan, Bornean 
A species of orangutan, family HOMINIDAE, found in the forests on the island of Borneo.
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2010
2010
Sundaland, a tropical hotspot of biodiversity comprising Borneo and Sumatra among other islands, the Malay Peninsula, and a… (More)
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2005
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2005
The genealogical relationship of human, chimpanzee, and gorilla varies along the genome. We develop a hidden Markov model (HMM… (More)
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2004
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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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2004
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2004
Defensins are endogenous, cysteine-rich antimicrobial peptides that contribute to host defence against bacterial, fungal and… (More)
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2003
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2003
Geographic variation in some aspects of chimpanzee behavior has been interpreted as evidence for culture. Here we document… (More)
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2003
2003
Baseline data on health of free-ranging wildlife is essential to evaluate impacts of habitat transformation and wildlife… (More)
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2001
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2001
Mitochondrial DNA control region sequences of orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) from six different populations on the island of Borneo… (More)
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2000
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2000
This study investigated the ability of 3 male orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus; 1 subadult, 2 adults) to estimate, compare, and operate… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
A new statistical method for estimating divergence dates of species from DNA sequence data by a molecular clock approach is… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
We cloned and sequenced a segment of mitochondrial DNA from human, chimpanzee, gorilla, orangutan, and gibbon. This segment is… (More)
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