Orangutan Infant Skull BC-208
4 ½" L x 3 ½" W x 4" H 11.8L x 8.7W x 10H (cm)
This 11 to 12-month-old orangutan Infant skull shows eruption of incisors and early molars. Baby orangutans have the longest adolescence of any known species other than Homo sapiens. Mother orangutans are patient caretakers, rarely showing displeasure even with the most obstreperous babies. The young nurse for five to six years. Young males remain with their mother for another three to four years. Females often remain through their teens. 2-part skull (separate cranium & jaw).