Orangutans are a member of the primate family. Further into this family they are part of the great apes. They also share 98% of our DNA making them our closest relatives. They live from 30-40 years.
Orangutans are 1.2 to 1.5 metres tall. The females weigh around 90kg and the males around 130kg. Their arms span a whopping 2 metres making them bigger than their legs! Orangutans have orange fur and the males have big cheeks that they use to attract females.