Month: April 2021

Hope in Jerora Forest School

Hope (5) is part of a close peer group, together with Amory (male, 6), Rocky (male, 8) and Dora (female, 8). As orangutans mainly gain knowledge and acquire skills by social learning, being part of a group is very beneficial for the development of young orangutans. Although Hope is the youngest of the group, her …

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Otan Update After Rescued in January 2021

Otan’s the baby orangutan that we rescued in January 2021,  now 7 months old. Currently, Otan is in good condition, now she has 2 incisors at the upper and 2 incisors at the lower. Otan has started to learn to eat soft fruits such as oranges, bananas, pineapples, and coconut water in addition to drinking …

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Victoria New Buddy

Manfred is a male orangutan who was rescued when he was only a few months old. He’s now 2 years old and an active little durak. All the orangutans are very fond of him and his antics, but to Victoria (7) he seems simply irresistible. She is constantly at his side, tempting him to play …

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OUR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

  Dear Friends, April 8thhas for years been classified as Zoo Lovers Day, a day to visit and enjoy zoos. This year the story is quite different due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Most of the zoos around the world are closed now and facing serious problems taking care of their animals without the financial support …

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