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A rescued wild orangutan finally died

A shocking news came from SOC. A wild female orangutan transferred by BKSDA task force team on July 28, 2019, to SOC, finally dead. A few days after being treated, his condition worsened. When she arrived, she just laid down and could not move. SOC vet found several open sores on his wrist and tailbone. …

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Another orangutan rescued from Melawi

A couple days after releasing two rehabilitated orangutans, SOC rescued another orangutan baby. A year old orangutan baby has kept as a pet for more than 4 months by Utuh, a residence of Mekar Pelita Village, sub district Nanga Sayan, Melawi, West Kalimantan. Utuh said he found that female baby while he worked as a …

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SOC Prepares to release orangutans

SOC Prepares to release orangutansThis week become a special day for Gagas and Oscar. Both of orangutans that spent most of their life in Sintang Orangutan Center after, will be open a new chapter in their life. They will be released into the wild. This is the fourth release efforts after SOC team succeed in releasing …

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Hope learn to build a nest

One of skills learned in forest school is nest building. Orangutan build nest in the forest canopy. Usually 11 and 20 meters off the ground.  They usually use the nest just for one night, then abandoned.  They built the nest to avoid predator, mosquito and other disturbance. Building a nest is one of criteria of survival …

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