Presentation on theme: "All About Orangutans A teaching resource for elementary school-aged children By: Amber Jones."— Presentation transcript:
All About Orangutans A teaching resource for elementary school-aged children By: Amber Jones
Let’s meet some orangutans. Butet Tom Akmad & Baby Atlas
Orangutans are Great Apes. Mammals Big bodies Opposable thumbs Smart Tool users Bendy lips Endangered
Do you know the difference? Apes No tail Larger brains Longer lives Great Apes: Africa and Asia Lesser Apes: Asia Monkeys Tail Not as large brains Don’t live as long Old-world: Africa and Asia New-world: Central and South America
Sumatra Borneo Orangutans live in Southeast Asia Orangutans live in Southeast Asia. Canada
Orangutans live in the rainforest. So do lots of other things!
Orangutans live in trees. Climbing is easy for orangutans. They have long arms and thumbs on their feet.
But Orangutans aren’t always in trees. Bornean Orangutan Sumatran Orangutan
If you want to learn more…. Information on orangutans and conservation, check out: – Borneo Orangutan Society Canada – Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme Information about popular apes, check out: – Koko the gorilla – Kanzi the bonobo – Chantek the orangutan