At Penn, he worked at Kelly Writers House, a center at Penn for creative writers and artists, and was on the editorial board for the Penn Review, the university’s literary magazine, and was managing editor of the student-run food magazine Penn Appétit.
Thursday afternoon, nearly 30 students, faculty, and administrators gathered at Penn’s Houston Hall to honor Bernstein.
Classified in the genus Pongo, orangutans were originally considered to be one species.
From 1996, they were divided into two species: the Bornean orangutan (P.
pygmaeus, with three subspecies) and the Sumatran orangutan (P. In November 2017 it was reported that a third species had been identified, the Tapanuli orangutan (P. Genomic comparisons show that the Tapanuli orangutan separated from the Sumatran orangutan about 3.4 million years ago.
The Tapanuli orangutan separated from the Bornean orangutan much later, about 670,000 years ago.
Their hair is reddish-brown, instead of the brown or black hair typical of chimpanzees and gorillas. Dominant adult males have distinctive cheek pads and produce long calls that attract females and intimidate rivals.All three orangutan species are considered to be critically endangered.Human activities have caused severe declines in populations and ranges.The two knew each other from high school, Barnes said.He said investigators were still trying to determine a motive and would not release details of the crime, which he called a murder.