Photo of the Day –Feb 12th – Seeing-Eye-to-Eye

Photo of the day

A male orangutan makes eye contact with the camera.

A little trivia: The cheek pads, called flanges, make male orangutans more desirable to females. Recent studies show that the flanges can sometimes take 20 years to appear, but their growth is directly related to testosterone levels.

~photo by  PEDRO JARQUE KREBS

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