The 🦧 meaning is Orangutan. A typical orange-brown orangutan, which can be seen directly from the front. On most platforms, the orangutan also scratches his head, which these animals often do. The emoji can be well combined with a visit to the zoo. For example, you might say, “I’m in the zoo right now 🦧” This emoji was approved as part of Unicode 12.0 in 2019 and added to Emoji 12.0 in 2019.