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Orangutan of the Month for December 2019.
SUMMER: Stubborn but Sweet
Orangutan hair may be a flaming dusky red but it provides excellent camouflage when orangutans are in tangled shrubbery and in the forest canopy where the sun doesn’t shine. Like ninjas orangutans blend in seamlessly into the forest especially as they often hold themselves absolutely still. Wild born ex-captive “Summer” is perfecting her stealthy ways. [...]
Orangutan of the Month November 2019.
BANDA: Charisma Strong
The hanging vines and sturdy trees in Orangutan Foundation International’s (OFI) Learning Forest in Central Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo) have borne witness to many young orangutans over the years. The vines have weathered rough swinging, times of peace and times of organized chaos as caregivers and orangutans bustle back and forth through the forest. The vines [...]
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Rusti the Orangutan
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Quick Orangutan Facts
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The Effects of Palm Oil
Palm oil fuels large-scale deforestation and pushes orangutans closer to extinction.
The Effects of Illegal Logging
Illegal logging negatively impacts the economic and ecological systems of rainforests.
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Canal leading to Lamandau River and Lamandau Reserve
Going up river on tributery of Lamandau to a release camp
One of the orangutan release camps at Lamandau Reserve
Guard post at one of the rivers that flow into Lamandau Reserve
OFI staff bring up orangutan transport cage from river into release camp at Lamandau Reserve
Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas brings in last orangutan released at Lamandau from OCCQ
Orangutan feeding platform at one of the release camps in Lamandau Reserve
Aerial view of guard post on small river at Lamandau Reserve
Sekonyer Kanan River on which Camp Leakey is located
Tom the Adult Male Orangutan
Adult female and offspring
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Tom at Camp Leakey
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Orangutan Legacy Forest
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Brave little Ben : OOTM Video
Wenka and Leva moving wood and brush from what will become the center of the island.
Flore and Esther making enrichment logs for the orangutans at the Care Center to play with.
The completed watch tower
Construction team volunteers hard at work building the frame for the new guard post
Wild adult male April strolls down the partially completed bridge – he was so eager to use the bridge, he didn’t even wait for it to be finished!
The volunteers take a break, but Lydia the orangutan keeps on working!
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