Sentence Examples with the word Orang-Utan

Among the quadrupeds the most remarkable is the orang-utan (Malay, orang Man, i.e.

The red, or brownish-red, colour of the long and coarse hair at once distinguishes the orang-utan from the African apes; a further point of distinction being the excessive length of the arms, which are of such proportions that the animal when in the upright posture (which it seldom voluntarily assumes) can rest on its bent knuckles.