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  1. orangutan, orang, orangutang, Pongo pygmaeusnoun

    large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits


  1. pongo pygmaeus

    Pongo pygmaeus, commonly known as the Bornean orangutan, is a species of orangutan native to the island of Borneo. This arboreal mammal primarily lives in trees and is distinguished by its reddish-brown hair as opposed to the grey or black hair of other great apes. The Bornean orangutan is known to be among the most intelligent primates and it is critically endangered, largely due to habitat loss from deforestation and palm oil plantations. It is one of three species of orangutans, the others being the Sumatran orangutan and Tapanuli orangutan.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Pongo pygmaeus

    A species of orangutan, family HOMINIDAE, found in the forests on the island of Borneo.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pongo pygmaeus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pongo pygmaeus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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