Bid on a cruise to join Biruté Galdikas on a visit to Camp Leakey, the orangutan research and conservation center she established in Indonesian Borneo.
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.
Update: You can now foster Uttuh by clicking the link here I have chosen Uttuh (pronounced “oo-too”) to be Orangutan of the Month for one simple reason: her eyes. Really they are little different from the eyes of any other infant orangutan at the Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine (OCCQ) except for dazzling white rings […]CONTINUE READING
After I left my position as a long-term Environmental Enrichment volunteer at OFI’s Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine (OCCQ) in Kalimantan Tengah, I decided I wanted to share some of my experiences about the amazing place where I interned and the wonderful village that I called home for the summer of 2011. I came to […]CONTINUE READING
OFI at the International Conference for Environmental Enrichment This August OFI was proud to participate in the 10th International Conference for Environmental Enrichment (ICEE) hosted by the Oregon Zoo and the Oregon National Primate Research Center in Portland, Oregon. Organized by The Shape of Enrichment, ICEE is an annual conference where individuals and organizations from […]CONTINUE READING
All Hail King Lear! He may not be king of the forest, but he is king of the playground! At six years of age, Lear is quite the character! I have spent some time at the playground where five and six year old orangutans play and I can tell you there is something special about […]CONTINUE READING