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It is large in the anthropoid apes, especially in the orang, in which it is very long and spirally convoluted.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
It is shortest in the chimpanzee, somewhat longer in the gorilla, still longer in the orang, and remarkably long in the gibbon.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
As regards the other anthropoid species, Wallace's observations on the habits of the orang are of interest.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Here then are two animals, the pithecos and the orang-outang, which must be ranked among the ape kind.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Man, and the orang-outang, are the only animals which have calfs to their legs, and their posteriors formed for walking erect.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The orang-outang differs from the human species more than from apes and monkey: 1.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
WE shall present the Orang-outang and the Jocko together, because they, possibly, belong to the same species.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The orang-outang described by Tyson, was still younger, as it was not above two feet high, and its teeth were not entirely formed.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The orang-outang which I saw walked always upright, even when carrying heavy burthens.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The elevator muscles of the claricles of the orang-outang are like those of the ape, and different from man; as are also 24.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON

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