Tags: Habitat

Save the Orangutan, Save the Ecosystem

April, 6 2016

Great apes, including orangutans, are of great scientific interest due to their high cognitive abilities and the many similarities they share behaviorally and physically with humans. Their ability to make and use tools and pass on these skills to other individuals has become a fascinating area of research, within both captive and wild populations. However,…

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Help us save his rainforest habitat

November, 19 2013

In the Indonesian language, “Kubu” means stronghold—a place that has been fortified so as to protect it against attack.  And so it is fitting that OFI has been working with residents and leaders of the village of Kubu in Central Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo) to purchase and permanently protect their 2,800-acre village forest, an important part…

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