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orang utan


orang utan
Photo Information
Copyright: Adrian Jacob Lok (Adrik) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 55] (744)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-11-19
Categories: Daily Life, Nature
Camera: Nikon D300 with MB_D10, Nikkor 80-200mm 2.8D ED AF
Exposure: f/4, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-12-06 17:55
Viewed: 1674
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The orangutans are two species of great apes. Known for their intelligence, they live in trees and they are the largest living arboreal animal. They have longer arms than other great apes, and their hair is reddish-brown, instead of the brown or black hair typical of other great apes. Native to Indonesia and Malaysia, they are currently found only in rainforests on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, though fossils have been found in Java, Vietnam and China. They are the only surviving species in the genus Pongo and the subfamily Ponginae (which also includes the extinct genera Gigantopithecus and Sivapithecus). Their name derives from the Malay and Indonesian phrase orang hutan, meaning "man of the forest".[2][3] The orangutan is an official state animal of Sabah in Malaysia

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Hi Adrian, today my neighbour:)
A loevly acpture of this cute orang-utan in a fine composition. i love his facial expression.
TFS and have a nice Sunday!
Bayram

Excellent portrait of my friend. Your model is in happy mood and he is very professional. Nice cath light in the eyes.

bonjour Adrik
I just realize I'm looking at your oranutang as it is looking towards me upon my head
Very good expession, so that I think I have too :) and good compo

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