Category Archives: Orangutans

Sandra the Orangutan

A court in Argentina has declared an orangutan a non-human person! I’m really happy to hear this.  I’ve thought for a while that there ought to exist some sort of “socius” status for creatures who don’t fit into human society … Continue reading

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Orangutan Photos from the San Diego Zoo

I went to the San Diego Zoo on Saturday and got some great photos of our orangutan cousins, and I wanted to share them with you all.  Karen, the female, rolls from place to place.  Satu, the enormous flanged male, … Continue reading

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Homo sylvestris, orang-outang: Thinks, believes that the earth was made for it, and that sometime it will be master again. -Carolus Linnaeus

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