From the incredible bond between mother and child to their insatiable appetite for those things called fruit, here are some fascinating facts about the great ape that paints better than most of us, the orangutan.

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Orangutans love the forest

Orangutans ORANGUTAN Means PeRson OF THe FOREST. They hang out in trees way more than down on the ground and, like birds, they make nests in the trees where they sleep at night. CRACKED.COM

Source: WWF

Don't come between an orangutan and their fruit

Orangutans THese GUYS aRe FRUIT LOVERS. More than 60% of their diet is made up of fruit, including lychees, mangosteens, jackfruit, mangoes and figs. They'll also eat young leaves and shoots, sometimes eggs, insects, and even tree bark and soil-only meat on rare occasions. CRACKED.COM

Source: WWF, Newsweek

Just an ape cracking a nut with a nature hammer

Orangutans THeY've Been seen USING HaMMERS TO CRACK nUTS. This behavior is believed to be one of the most complex tool-use behaviors in non-humans. CRACKED.COM

Source: Sci-News

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