Which one of the following makes a tool with a stick to scrape insects from a hole in a tree or a log of wood?
(a) Fishing cat
(d) Sloth bear
- Orangutans are great apes that are native to the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra.
- They are highly intelligent animals that are known for their tool-using abilities.
- One of the most common tools that orangutans use is a stick, which they use for a variety of purposes, including scraping insects from holes in trees.
- Orangutans will often break off a small branch from a tree and use it to probe into holes in the bark.
- Once they have located an insect, they will use the stick to scrape it out and eat it.
- Orangutans have also been observed using sticks to dig for grubs in the ground and to pry open fruits.
- In addition to using sticks, orangutans have also been observed using leaves to wipe their faces and to fan themselves on hot days.
- They have also been known to use stones to crack open nuts and to use branches to build nests.