What ape is that?
Orangutans are orange, but the name "orangutan" is not derived from the color. The name "orangutan" comes from the Malay words orang meaning "person" and hutan meaning "forest". In 1631, naturalist Jacobus Bontius described that Malaysians considered these apes as wild humans. They had informed him the ape was able to talk, but preferred not to "lest he be compelled to labour".
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