Pongo pygmaeus

Bornean Orangutans

Where do they live? Borneo, Indonesia

What do they eat? A large variety of foods including wild figs, durians, leaves, seeds, bird eggs, flowers, sap, honey, vines, insects, spider webs, fungi, soil and bark.

Conservation Status: Critically Endangered

See more photos of this animal 

Learn more about the Photo Ark

An endangered baby Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) named Aurora, with her adoptive mother, Cheyenne, a Bornean/Sumatran cross (Pongo pygmaeus x abelii) at the Houston Zoo.

@Photo by Joel Sartore/National Geographic Photo Ark

More from Celebrating Nature’s Diversity