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Foster Karbank

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Karbank Orangutan Foundation International Foster Program

Foster Karbank



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Product Description

sample-inserts5-foster-kit-ofi Karbank may seem a little shy when he first leaves his night enclosure and is taken out into the forest, letting go of his caretaker’s hand in a hesitating manner. Surprisingly, when he was first brought to the Care Center, he was not at all interested in human contact and seemed very “wild.”

However, as soon as Karbank reaches the first trees, he boldly takes off to explore. While other orangutans like to take a break in the shade of the little shelter we built in the forest, Karbank never rests and is constantly climbing, foraging, and building small day nests somewhere deep in the forest.

There are days when Karbank is hardly seen by his caregivers at all because he’s so high up in the forest canopy.

However when Karbank does come down, he’s very sweet and never “naughty.” He likes to play with the other orangutans and never gets aggressive. His favorite foods are bananas and young leaves.

Additional Information

Why Foster an Orangutan?

By becoming an Orangutan Foster Parent, you will help care for the displaced and orphaned orangutans at the OFI Care Centre and Quarantine (OCCQ) facility, during their rehabilitation back to the wild. As a Foster Parent you will contribute to providing the medical, dietary and emotional care that the orangutans need to thrive.

What is included in a kit?

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, and other promotional materials. Foster Parents receive updates every six months with a progress report on how their orangutan is doing as well as a new photo.

Shipping Information

Any items to be shipped will be processed Monday to Friday. Please allow for up to two weeks for any items to be shipped.

Holiday Shoppers: To ensure the delivery of hard-copy Foster Kits in time for Christmas this year, place your order by December 1st for international orders or December 13th for orders within the US. To ensure the email delivery of digital Foster Kits, please place your orders by December 21st.

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