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orang-utan

a small anthropoid ape, 150 lb, 5 ft tall, covered with mahogany colored hair and with a striking facial similarity to humans. Herbivorous, not very agile and sleeps in trees. Called also Pongo pygmaeus.
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Research conducted by Faculty of Economics and Business, National University of Malaysia student under Dr Doris Padmini Selvaratnam supervision shows that 50% of Orang Asli are having drop out problem (Research titled "Pendidikan Orang Asli).
Orang pakai itu azimat, itu perang punya time, ditembak pun, jauh itu peluru pergi.
While orangs are generally docile, they are extremely possessive.
The government (that is the central political authority) of Malaysia would probably dispute all of this and claim that the Orang Asli -- like the Penan in Sarawak -- have been helped out of their primitive ways into the Malaysian mainstream.
Chapter eight, which provides an abundance of distressing information on women's health and maternal/child health, is the most ominous as far as the future of Orang Asli is concerned.
Roseman builds her case upon Benjamin's exemplary writings on the Temiar and the Orang Asli and their position in Malaysian society in general and follows his formula of Orang Asli, more widely, Southeast Asian, animism of bound soul and free spirit.
An Orang Kaya's duties were similar to those of a penghulu.
At the other end of the size scale, Julia became surrogate mother for a day to three-month old Hughie, a baby orang whose mother had been killed by poachers.
During the session with a class of year seven children, Caroline also used made-up mimes and delved into the realms of fantasy when describing genetic mutations by giving the orangs the ability to protect their rainforests with the help of laser eyes
Monkey magic: Orang utan Sprout celebrates his first birthday at Dudley Zoo.
Chief executive Peter Suddock said: "It's been a fantastic year for babies, especially the larger species like tapir Tallulah and female orang utan Sprout.
Orang utan's can be very crafty animals and can work things out quite quickly.