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Three more orangutans back to their true home!

The Sintang Orangutan Center, which carries out orangutan rehabilitation activities under the supervision of the West Kalimantan Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA), has released orangutans again. This orangutan release activity is the VIII round and was held on October 9, 2021, attended by parties from the Regional Conservation Section II of the West Kalimantan BKSDA …

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THE RETURN OF SINTA TO HER HOME IN KALIMANTAN

On April 30, 2021, the Jakarta BKSDA team (Tegal Alur Rescue Center), West Kalimantan BKSDA, and SOC translocated a female Bornean orangutan named Sinta from Jakarta to our center in West Kalimantan. Sinta was handed over voluntarily by her “owner” from Tangerang City. Sinta is about 8 years old and was kept for 7 years. …

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Mona and Aming in Tembak Forest School

Mona and Aming, who recently moved from Jerora to Tembak, now feel perfectly happy in their new environment. They are still very close and like two little explorers they spent much time roaming though the forest school. They are pretty much inseparable. They sleep together in Aming’s nests – although Mona is able to build …

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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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Mamat’s journey back to Sintang

In the Tembak Forest School,  Mamat was sharing some of the facilities with younger orangutans because of the limited overnight enclosure capacity. Mamat is already an adult male Orangutan with big cheek pads just like our two other big boys Mungky and Matuari. Mamat is much bigger than the other orangutans and has also become …

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