Bornean Orangutan Facts (Pongo pygmaeus). The Bornean orangutan is only one of two Asian “great” primates known to exist, in the region. This species of orangutan is native to the island of Borneo, as is its namesake.
Because orangutans are mammals, their reproduction process is very similar to that of humans from the gestation period to the birth and even the process of caring for the infant after the birth occurs.
Orangutans are great apes that live in Asia. There are two main species and they are named for the regions they are common to; Sumatran and Bornean. They are native to Indonesia and Malaysia. There are many things you will notice when you look at an orangutan.