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.
You can take the orangutan out of the wild but you cannot take the wild out of the orangutan. At OFI’s Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine (OCCQ), we strive to keep our orangutans as wild as possible so that they have a better chance of successfully surviving in the wild after release. One of the […]CONTINUE READING
Hello and welcome back to the OCCQ! There have been many new and exciting enrichment projects this week and I would like to share one of the success stories with you. Sometimes, it is the simplest things that make such a difference in the life of an animal and with that in mind, let’s explore […]CONTINUE READING
Hello! This is the first enrichment blog posting for the Orangutan Foundation International! Come explore the world of enrichment at the Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine (OCCQ) in Pasir Panjang, Indonesia, as we work to make our animals happier and healthier. My name is Jessica Parker and I am the current Environmental Enrichment Fellow in […]CONTINUE READING
UNLV had the privilege of hosting one of the world’s leading primatologists, ethologists, and conservationists, on May 5, 2009. For the past thirty years, Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas has spent the majority of her time in the Indonesian rainforest, tracking the most elusive great ape: the orangutan. In that time, she has not only been […]CONTINUE READING
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