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.
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
At the Orangutan Care Centre and Quarantine (OCCQ), Patricia shines as a unique orangutan with an unforgettable personality. Her tranquil and relaxed disposition is infectious. Her gentle nature creates a calming atmosphere about her. Patricia exudes independence and an air of breezy sophistication, taking her time transitioning between activities and setting her own pace. Relaxed […]CONTINUE READING
Frequent visitor to Camp Leakey, Siswi is delighting screen audiences yet again in the documentary tv series Spy in the Wild. (In 2011, Siswi appeared in the IMAX documentary Born to Be Wild.) Spy in the Wild is a British nature mini-series “in which animatronic spy creatures infiltrate the animal world to explore their complex emotions.” […]CONTINUE READING