Bornean orangutan

The Bornean and Sumatran orang-utan are both endangered species. Human activities such as development and deforestation are responsible for their rarity. The big game hunter Charles Peel collected this young specimen.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
118/1932/16
Collection Class
Mammals
Collection Area Region
South-East Asia
Collector Excavator
Peel, C V A
Common Name
Bornean orangutan
Simple Name
mammal: mount

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HOMINIDAE: Pongo pygmaeus Linnaeus: Bornean orangutan