Tapanuli orangutan may be at even more risk of extinction than thought
New evidence suggests that the Tapanuli orangutan's normal habit has not always been at higher altitudes but that it has of necessity adapted. This could mean that it is at even greater risk of extinction than first thought
An amazing Christmas present for these five orangutan released back to the wild!🎄We were delighted to see Beno, Jacky, Puyol and Oscarina (who we remember from when we were working at IAR in 2014 & 2015) released along with Isin. Great work by the IAR team and so rewarding to see animals you know & have helped care for complete the cycle and return to their habitat 👏
International Animal Rescue rescue and translocate a huge 35 year old male orangutan during the pandemic.
A large adult male orangutan found near Ketapang West Kalimantan is expertly darted and translocated to a safe area of forest by boat by the IAR team.
In a recent article medical & environmental scientists, biologists and conservationists argue for regular global funds to help prevent future pandemics. Not cheap but cost effective when the current pandemic is costing $trillions!
'Bon Bon' the little orangutan which a Russian man tried to smuggle out of Indonesia at last travels from Bali Safari Park to our friends at the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme rescue centre at Batu Mbelin, Medan Sumatra to join the rehabilitation programme and hopefully ultimate release!
The story of Leuser the orangutan and his namesake The Leuser Ecosystem in Sumatra
Leuser is an adult male orangutan at the SOCP rescue centre in Sumatra. He was shot 62 times and blinded and can never be released. This is his story and that of the ecosystem where he once lived in Sumatra.
OVAID's 2019 fundraising effort is directed at purchasing a complete new state of the art digital x-ray system for the International Animal Rescue orangutan rehabilitaton centre at Ketapang, West Kalimantan
OVAID's biggest fundraise ever culminated in the donation of both ultrasound and digital x-ray equipment to BOSF Samboja Lestari and, with a joint effort with Save The Orangutan (STO) in Denmark, a new x-ray generator and complete digital system for BOSF Nyaru Menteng
BOSF announces opening of Badak Kecil island for its orangutan
BOSFoundation that OVAID has been working closely with this year and to which the charity donated two digital x-ray systems has announced the commencement of operations to move its unreleasable orangutan from cages onto Badak kecil, a naturally forested island in Cenral Kalimantan. This is seen as an important move in improving the welfare of its unfortunately captive orangutan