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Awesome Gorilla Commercial

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Orangutan May Be Extinct by 2012!

Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Primates Family: Hominidae Subfamily: Ponginae Genus: Pongo Species: P. pygmaeus, P. abelii As stated above, there are 2 species of orangutan. They are considered primates or apes. They differ from other apes in that they have longer arms than other species, twice as long as their legs, and have reddish hair, instead of the characteristically black hair other apes possess. Adult males can be up to 5’9″ tall – taller than me, and weigh up to 260 lbs…Females are typically half as heavy and reach 4’2″ tall. Orangutans are especially known for their great intelligence. These apes live in trees, making them an [ ... ]

Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee?

Exotic Animal Newsflash: Watch this fascinating video I “stumbled upon” that studies the skills of chimpanzees compared with those of college students…Animals are so much smarter than we give them credit for… Check out the video here: Amazing! *** Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Primates Family: Hominidae Subfamily: Homininae Tribe: Hominini Subtribe: Panina Genus: Pan *** I hope you enjoyed this video on Exotic Animal Lover! Until next time… Live Exotically, Kimberly Edwards P.S. Super interesting book about the Intelligence of Animals and other forms of life on this planet… Technorati Tags: chimpanzee, chimp, primate, mammals, exotic animals, animal news, animal intelligence, animal testing Yup, that's right! [ ... ]

Gorillas In The Mist

Gorillas are found in tropical rain forest lowland, highland, mountain slopes and bamboo forests in Africa, mainly along the equator. Class: Mammalia (Mammals) Order: Primates Family: Hominidae Genus: Gorilla Species: Gorilla gorilla (western gorilla) Subspecies: • Gorilla gorilla gorilla (western lowland gorilla) • Gorilla gorilla diehli (Cross River gorilla) Species: Gorilla berengei (eastern gorilla) Subspecies: • Gorilla berengei berengei (mountain gorilla) • Gorilla berengei graueri (Grauer’s gorilla) • Gorilla [ ... ]