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Orang close up

By Adderwatcher
Good day all,
Another shot of the Orangutan today, this time a close up to show his face. Like Gorilla (and to a lesser extent chimps and bonobo) the face and expression is much like our own. Though i love orangs for their nature and that wonderful coat its always been their eyes that hold my attention.

Thanks for the clicks and comments on my last upload, hope you like this one!

Tags: Wildlife Eyes Expression Ape Orangutan Orang-utan Pets and captive animals Great ape Pongo abelii

Voters: Lillian, saeidNL, SUE118 and 35 more

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Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2011 7:00AM
Good Morning Photo neighbour,
what a great pose you have captured think he may be in need of a hair brush
well done like this

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29 Apr 2011 7:13AM
A fantastic shot, Scott, love the pose and expression.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
29 Apr 2011 7:16AM
A very sad expression, Scott, I guess there's not much to smile about at present, apart from the Royal Wedding, of course Smile Carol
Ray42 9 3 England
29 Apr 2011 7:45AM
Nice one Scott - he's still hanging around then!!WinkWink
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
29 Apr 2011 1:38PM
A great capture Scott. He looks like he could be in a hurricane and he's hanging on for dear life..................Sandy
8 10 10 England
29 Apr 2011 4:54PM
This is excellent Scott - a super orang portrait. Not escaped yet?Wink
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2011 5:05PM
The eyes... quite mesmerizing... Great shot.
moiral 7 12 Scotland
29 Apr 2011 6:10PM
Another great capture but doesn't he look sad. Mind so would I stuck up a pole with the wind blowing through my hair. Moira
29 Apr 2011 7:51PM
Wonderful image Scott,nice work mate.
metro074 8 8 Australia
30 Apr 2011 12:54PM
Outstanding Scott 10/10
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
30 Apr 2011 11:53PM
there is a look of deep understanding in the eyes,good shot.
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
1 May 2011 4:10PM
Another great shot of this beautiful animal, but what a sad expression Sad
PaulLiley 8 2 13 United Kingdom
2 May 2011 8:53AM
Great image. paul
What a great capture Scott, I saw these Orangutans at Chester Zoo a few years ago and spent ages watching their antics.

superb capture scott,well done.ray
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
2 May 2011 7:22PM
Cracking shot Scott, lovely detail,
agingrocker 9 14 1
3 May 2011 8:10PM
Great detail and catchlight Scott
JustDucky 7 8 Canada
6 May 2011 1:08AM
excellent shot, great detail
ChasD 8 4 2 United Kingdom
7 May 2011 10:15AM
Well caught expression and great detail. Charles.
Suehh 11 39 6 England
11 May 2011 11:42PM
24 May 2012 12:11PM
Excellent shot fab detail

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