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.
Berman is a beautiful orangutan with plentiful bright orange hair. A tiara of darker orange hair frames the front crest of her head. While manoeuvring through the matrix of branches and trees, Berman is followed by a shadow of orange as her hair flows behind her. Her symmetrical facial features are accented with light […]CONTINUE READING
Five Critically Endangered Bornean Orangutans Return Home to the Forest On February 22nd, Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) released five rehabilitated wild born ex-captive orangutans into the Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve forest. These five orangutans, originally orphaned by deforestation, were released “home” into their original forest habitat. Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) and The Rimba Raya Biodiversity […]CONTINUE READING
Buddy systems frequently develop among the young orphaned orangutans at the Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine (OCCQ). Craving the comfort they would have received from their mothers for six to as many as ten years, the orangutans make friends, often in pairs. Friendships come in handy to the orphans during […]CONTINUE READING
Newly Released Orangutans Immediately Have Sex. Rehabilitated ex-captive wild born orangutans, females Denux, Emily, Febri, and males Cooper and Yansoe, were returned to the wild in Central Indonesian Borneo by Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) in the Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve, an InfiniteEARTH Project. This release took place two days after the Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) […]CONTINUE READING