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A pygmy elephant seen along the Kinabatangan River
A pondering man of the forest
Smiling Orangutan
Borneo's Emerald Mystique
Gourmet
Thinker
Battle in the Swamp
Waterworld
Orangutan
Wildlife portrait
Posing for you
In danger
Red Leaf Monkey, Borneo
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A pondering man of the forest

This orangutan or translated from malay meaning "man of the forest" was found pondering about what his next move would be as he munches on a forest fruit. Orangutans learn essential foraging skills from their mothers or peers and are believed to efficiently plan their foraging routes (on what and where to feed).

TAGS: Borneo, Malaysia, Orangutan, Rainforest

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Melaka, Malaysia
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
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