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The Orangutan is a great ape with long arms and reddish brown fur. Orangutans are found in the rainforests of Malaysia and Indonesia where they spend most of their time in trees feeding on fruit and plant matter.
Orangutans are highly endangered in the wild due to habitat loss (the destruction of rainforests for logging, oil palm plantations, and agriculture), hunting, and the illegal trapping of baby orangutans for the pet trade.
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