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Orangutan no. 400 to be released!

402 orangutans. That is the total number of orangutans Save the Orangutan’s Indonesian partner BOS Foundation have released to free and natural surroundings come the end of this week. Meet the four orangutans who have embarked on their journey from the rehabilitation centre to the release site in Kehje Sewen […]

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103 orangutans freed in East Kalimantan

Six orangutans have recently been re-granted their freedom in East Kalimantan, bringing the total number of released orangutans in the Kehje Sewen forest to 103 since 2012. However, there is a limit to how many orangutans can make the protected area their home. Permission to expand the area is now […]

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New islands and freedom for more orangutans

Six new islands which will regrant up to 12 adult orangutans their freedom in natural surroundings. That is the plan for a new area of land, to which access rights have been obtained with support from Save the Orangutan. 17.5 hectares. That is the size of the land BOS Foundation […]

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The first six reintroductions of 2019

On the 13th of March, the first six reintroductions of 2019 were carried out in Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (TNBBBR). The reintroductions are the results of Save the Orangutan and BOS Foundation’s efforts to reintroduce as many orangutans as possible to the rainforest, or to move them to […]

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Video: Alba’s and Kika’s release

After a long and demanding journey, the team behind Alba’s and Kika’s release reached their destination on the 19th of December. The team arrived at the predetermined location in TNBBBR on the morning of the 19th, and they could open up the transport cage after the two orangutans had had […]

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Highlights from 2018

2018 has been an eventful year. In the following, we will highlight significant results from our efforts in Borneo. Thanks to our many supporters, we have been able to support several new efforts in Borneo to save the critically endangered orangutan. 54 orangutans released in 2018 In 2018, a great […]

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X-ray machine purchased and in use at Nyaru Menteng

Save the Orangutan and the UK organisation OVAID (Orangutan Veterinary AID) have raised funds and ensured a new X-ray machine for the veterinary clinic at BOS Foundation’s Nyaru Menteng rehabilitation centre. The X-ray machine will help the veterinarians at Nyaru Menteng diagnose injured orangutans quicker and more precisely. New equipment […]

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New sanctuary for un-releasable orangutans

Today, the first steps were taken towards establishing new and permanent sanctuaries for the orangutans at Nyaru Menteng that cannot be released. The aim of rehabilitating orangutans is to reintroduce them to the rainforest. However, some of the orangutans at the rehabilitation centres will never be able to be released. […]

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The drone is now in use in Mawas

Save the Orangutan has been able to contribute to the purchase and transport of a drone to the Mawas area in Borneo, Central Kalimantan, as well as to ensuring training in using it for patrolling purposes, thanks to a fundraising campaign with this specific aim, launched before summer. The monitoring […]

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Mid-year status: 32 orangutans released

32 orangutans were reintroduced to the Bornean rainforest between January 2018 and July 2018. This brings the total number of released orangutans to 358 since 2012, when BOS Foundation launched their new and improved programme of reintroducing orangutans to the wild with the help from Save the Orangutan and other […]

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