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(Science: zoology) A Linnaean genus of quadrumana which included the types of numerous modern genera. By modern writers it is usually restricted to the genus which includes the orang-outang.

Origin: L, an ape; cf. Simus flatnosed, snub-nosed, Gr.

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What are your country's endemic animals?

... and this Indonesian endemic animal (Bubalus quarlesi) Anoa Java Rhinoceros(Rhinoceros sondaicus) Tarsius Sulawesi ( Tarsius tarsier) Orang Utan (Simia pygmaeus)

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by vinfortegs
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