20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Portrait of a Sumatran Orangutan

The Sumatran orangutan, found only in Sumatra, Indonesia, are intelligent, graceful, and Critically Endangered. Here, an older female peers directly into the camera, as if sitting for a portrait.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Indonesia
Camera: ILCE-1
Copyright: © Kevin Benckendorf