Conflicted Primates

D, 2011, 08.41 min., Direction, Camera, Edit: Finnkombinat (Eemil Karla and Juhani Seppovaara)

The origin of the word orangutan is derived from the Indonesian and Malaysian words for a person (orang) and forest (hutan). Literally it means person of the forest. It is incorrect to abbreviate the word to orang as many Westerns do, because it means just a person.

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