orangutan muscularity

learn about orangutan upper and lower limb muscularity

  • orangutans have longer forearm bones than other chimpanzees
  • one of the muscles the ischiofemoral part activates the biceps femoris (hamstring)
  • they need all this strength for climbing tree because they spend most of their time climbing trees
  • it uses its legs the same way as their hands so they climb better but walk worse-primordia metamorphoses