The relative body weights of Bornean and Sumatran orangutans

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Although original field data suggested that the average Bornean orangutan weighed twice as much as the Sumatran ones, this is shown to be an error. The only statistically significant difference in weight is between males and females, regardless of geographical area or data source.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)349-350
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Physical Anthropology
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1975

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology


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