The orangutan is headed for extinction

- Adopt an orphaned orangutan and help it return to the rainforest

Save the Orangutan helps Borneo's critically endangered orangutan by rescuing and rehabilitating orphaned orangutans and protecting and replanting their rainforest habitat. Together we can make a difference. Until they're safe!

During October an eight month old orangutan was found abandoned and malnourished and a three-year-old orangutan was rescued from captivity. Read their stories here >>

Despite massive rain, it was possible to release the year's first rehabilitated orangutans. The four orangutans are now enjoying the freedom in a protected forest area. Read the whole story about the release here >>


Valentino was found all alone playing on a river bank. Luckily Nyaru Menteng's rescue team was able to help him. Read more here >>

The above trailer introduces 10 new videos, that are made in order to show the extensive work that goes on everyday in order to save the orangutans. We named the videos "We Love Orangutans" and you can watch the rest by following this link >>

For the first time in nearly 100 years a new species of great apes has been discovered - and it is an orangutan species. Read more here >>