20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Happy Orangutan

The Sumatran orangutan, found only in Sumatra, Indonesia, are intelligent, graceful, and Critically Endangered. Here, a young male peers into the camera from his perch in a tree, appearing to smile for the photograph.

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