No, an orangutan is not bigger than a gorilla, except for a very young gorilla. Gorillas are by far the largest of all the great apes, with an...
Is the orangutan the strongest ape?
Although not as strong as a gorilla, an orangutan is about seven times stronger than a human. Since orangutans primarily move through the forest using their arms and shoulders as opposed to their legs and hips, their arms are longer than their legs and their shoulders are wider than their hips.
What weighs more orangutan or gorilla?
Gorillas, the largest of the apes, typically are about 4.5 to 5.5 feet (1.37 to 1.67 meters) tall when upright and weigh 200 to 450 lbs. Orangutans are the worlds largest tree-dwelling animal. They grow to 4 to 4.5 feet (1.2 to 1.4 m) tall and weigh 90 to 200 lbs.