Release & Monitoring
Betung Kerihun National Park
The potential release forest is the Betung Kerihun National Park, 7 hours from Sintang. which is 816.693 Hectares. Betung Kerihun National park, which has been a national park since 1995, contains 816.693,40 Ha of pristine rainforest. This is 5,5 % of the total surface of West Kalimantan. The Betung Kerihun National park is divided in 4 areas.
There is still a population of wild orangutans living in one of these areas; called Embaloh area. The last orangutan population survey that was conducted in 2014 by Forina , WWF and Betung Kerihun National Park counted an estimated 773 wild orangutans who are living in this areaLearn more Youtube