ALIKE HUMANS

… the animals may be even more closely related to humans than we previously thought. A genetic study has shown that they share 97 % of their DNA with people. Hence their behavior is very similar.

 

BUILDING NESTS

… that monkeys build nests every single day, where they can rest and sleep. Once it is raining they cover their head with a big banana leaf.

 

ONE ORANGUTAN = SEVEN MEN

… that one grown-up orangutan is as strong as seven grown-up humans. A male orangutan is even as strong as twelve humans.

 

GROWN-UP AT THE AGE OF ELEVEN

… that the baby faces of the male orangutan stay until the age of 11 years. At that time the face will change towards a bigger face with huge cheeks and a long beard.