The Orangutan is a type of primate that has very long fur that is thick and reddish brown. They have very distinct features of the face including protruding lips. They are very active when they are younger. They may grow up to about 5 feet tall and weight close to 180 pounds. Most of the time they are timid but they can be aggressive if they feel they are in danger.
The Orangutan is believed to be very intelligent and they have many characteristics similar to that of humans. They are able to use various tools too and there have been many tests conducted to prove they can remember and that they can problem solve.