orang-utan

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orang-utan

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a large anthropoid ape, Pongo pygmaeus, of the forests of Sumatra and Borneo, with shaggy reddish-brown hair and strong arms
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The orang-outang was quaking in an ecstasy of pure terror.
Und dot man, who was king of beasts-tamer men, he had in der house shush such anoder as dot devil-animal in der cage-a great orang-outang dot thought he was a man.
A keeper wrestles with a colleague dressed as a giant orang-outang as it tries to escape from a zoo.
Pour whisky into an orang-outang," the journalist explained, "and he would in all likelihood behave as this wild Irishman has done.