Chelsea and her son Bob, who was born at the Zoo
Orangutans, who live in the tropical rain forests Borneo and northern Sumatra, reach about 30 years old in the wild and 50 years old in captivity.
- The Greenville Zoo has three orangutans one female, Chelsea. and two males, Mia and Bob.
- Bob was born at the Greenville Zoo February 23, 2006 and his favorite treat is peanut butter!
- Mia was 21 years old in 2010, Chelsea is 21 in 2011.
- When the orangutan’s climb, they always have 3 points of contact.
How to Adopt
You can use the Adopt an Animal form below to join the program. Simply fill it out and return it to the Greenville Zoo.
Download Adopt An Animal Application