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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.

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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,

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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.

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In the Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine, there is a very pretty little girl called Lia, a determined three year old orangutan toddler with a strong personality and a quick, clever mind. Lia is cuddly, adorable and sweet; she can melt your heart in an instant.  Sometimes when walking through the forest out on release, […]


Some Success with Sun Bears

By | On Oct 14, 2012

It was a busy summer for the three Malayan Sun Bears (Helarctos malayanus) at the Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine(OCCQ). In a quiet corner of the grounds, there was “action” every day for almost two months. This was the result of several dedicated long term volunteers and staff, changing ideas into reality, to make life […]


This month was an easy choice for an Orangutan of the Month.  I have been spending much time with Bintang over the past few months; he is a character I will always remember.  Bintang means star in Indonesian and what a star he is!  He is an adult male with a great head of hair […]


Numerous studies in the wild and in captivity indicate that the great apes, chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans, are among the smartest land animals on the planet.  The question is why are they so smart.  Does great ape sociality have anything to do with it? Orangutans live on two different large islands, Borneo and Sumatra. It […]


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