Each Foster Parent Intro Kit includes an adoption certificate, the biography of your foster orangutan, a recent photo of your foster orangutan, an information sheet about orangutans.
OFI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of wild orangutans and their rainforest habitat. Founded by Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas and associates in 1986,Read More
Journey to Borneo and see orangutans in the wild. OFI began its formal tour program in 2004. It was a tremendous success due to Dr. Galdikas’ participation.
On December 11, 2012 about one hundred people gathered at an isolated Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) forest camp at the edge of Tanjung Puting National Park in the province of Kalimantan Tengah (Central Indonesian Borneo) to release five wild born ex-captive adolescent male orangutans into the wild. The release occurred under the auspices of the “Friends of Orangutans” program initiated by OFI and P.T. Smart, an Indonesian company concerned with conservation.CONTINUE READING
n many ways, Rangda (pronounced “wrong-duh”) is much like the rest of the infant orangutans at OFI’s Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine (OCCQ); he loves climbing trees, playing with his friends, and eating fruit. But within these preferences, Rangda finds little ways to break the norms of behavior. His unique climbing habits and particular affinity for mud are just a few of the ways he makes himself stand out. here is a noticeable contrast between Rangda’s behaviors when he is exploring on the groundCONTINUE READING
Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) is constantly addressing unforeseen problems, which come with any wildlife conservation efforts. Habitat destruction, poaching, illegal pet trade, wildfires, and corporate exploitation are all problems that take an immense amount of effort to address. When it comes to orangutan rehabilitation, the focus of our work at the Orangutan Care Center and […]CONTINUE READING
Throwing a huge leaf over her head with a comical flourish, Uci (pronounced ‘oochi’) follows along with the group of adolescent female orangutans making their way across the forest floor. Displaying youthful fearlessness, they tramp through the deep puddles of water formed by last night’s heavy rains. Emerging onto drier ground, Uci loses her leafy […]CONTINUE READING
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