Daily Archives: February 13, 2016

What Do You Call an Orangutan in Indonesian?

By Petrus Kanisius, GPOCP Environmental Education Field Officer No, it’s not the beginning of a joke! In Bahasa Indonesia, the word “ekor”, meaning tail, is used to describe the number of animals in a group. At our conservation activities, though, GPOCP staff use the word “individu” (individual) when they talk about orangutans. Although it’s a […]