The Little Rock Zoo

.The Little Rock Zoo needs to step up and care for the animals better! Please read the several artciles here with deaths, sickness and a bald chimp!

Friday, June 5, 2009

The Meaning of Orangutan

The word Orang-Utan is derived from Indonesian and Malay words that, combined, roughly translate into "people of the forest", "Orange Man"-- and for good reason. These tree-dwelling individual's display complex human-like cognitive abilities. This juvenile male was photographed in the wilds of Borneo, but his zoo-dwelling cousins are known for enjoying computer games, teasing visitors, and unscrewing bolts.

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