OrangutanTaxonomy

  • Class:              Mammalia

  • Order:              Primates

    Super family:  Hominidae

  • Family             Pongidae

  • Genus:            Pongo

  • Species:         Pongo Abelli  (Sumatra)

  •                         Pongo Tapanuliensis (Sumatra)

  •                         Pongo Pygmaeus (Borneo)

In addition there are three sub species of Bornean orangutan:

 

Pongo Pygmaeus Pygmaeus - Northwest Bornean Orangutan
Found in - Sarawak (Malaysia) and  Northwest Kalimantan (Indonesia)



Pongo Pygmaeus Wurmbii -  Central Bornean Orangutan
Found in Southern West Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan (Indonesia)



Pongo Pygmaeus Morio -  Northeast Bornean Orangutan:
Found in East Kalimantan (Indonesia) and Sabah (Malaysia)

Bornean Orangutan Sub Species Distribution

   Sumatran Orangutan Species Distribution

         Orangutan Veterinary Aid - OVAID

                          

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