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10 Orangutans from Samboja Lestari are Going Home! (Part 3 – End)

10 Orangutans from Samboja Lestari are Going Home! (Part 3 – End)

March 22, 2014 | Orangutan Release Day 3 The first eight orangutans were returned to their true home in the Kehje Sewen Forest on March 20, 2014. But due to bad weather conditions, Kent and Wani had to stay overnight in Muara Wahau. Today, after a full assessment, the weather was deemed safe for the B3 helicopter to finally fly the two orangutans back to their [...]

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10 Orangutans from Samboja Lestari are Going Back Home! (Part 2)

10 Orangutans from Samboja Lestari are Going Back Home! (Part 2)

March 21, 2014 | Orangutan Release Day 2 Following the successful release of eight orangutans yesterday, today the BOS Foundation in Samboja Lestari continued the event by sending two more orangutans to the Kehje Sewen Forest. DNA Test : Important! Today we were going to release two orangutans, Kent and Wani, into the Kehje Sewen [...]

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10 Orangutans from Samboja Lestari are Going Back Home!

10 Orangutans from Samboja Lestari are Going Back Home!

March 20, 2014| Orangutan Release Day 1 Today, March 20 2014, eight orangutans finally departed from Samboja Lestari towards predesignated release points in the Kehje Sewen Forest. They were divided into two groups; the first group consisted of Acul, Nila, Oneng, and Upi, and the second group consisted of Indo, Maduri, Leke and Bajuri. This [...]

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[PRESS RELEASE] Reintroduction of 10 Orangutans From the BOS Foundation in Samboja Lestari

[PRESS RELEASE] Reintroduction of 10 Orangutans From the BOS Foundation in Samboja Lestari

In the spirit of World Forestry Day on March 21, 2014, the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation releases 10 orangutans from the East Kalimantan Orangutan Reintroduction Center in Samboja Lestari back into their natural habitat. Samboja Lestari, East Kalimantan, March 20, 2014. Following the successful reintroduction of 12 orangutans from the East Kalimantan Orangutan Reintroduction Center at Samboja [...]

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Samboja Lestari 5th Orangutan Release Candidate Profiles

Samboja Lestari 5th Orangutan Release Candidate Profiles

In the near future, 10 more orangutans will be living in Kehje Sewen forest. They are from Orangutan Reintroduction Center at Samboja Lestari who will be reintroduced into the forest on March, 20 and 21 2014. Here are their profiles.  GROUP 1 1. ACUL Acul arrived in Samboja Lestari from Bontang on June 25, 2001 when [...]

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Our inspiring Orangutan Monitoring Team’s

Our inspiring Orangutan Monitoring Team’s

The vision and mission of the BOS Foundation to save orangutans and their habitat heavily relies on the efforts and commitment of our team’s.  Behind the scenes are the dedicated people who work for the BOS Foundation and are praised as an inspiration by their colleagues. Purnomo: An Inspiration in Camp Totat Jalu Born in [...]

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Que Que Learns in Nyaru Menteng

Que Que Learns in Nyaru Menteng

Que Que, a male young orangutan, was estimated to be around four years old when he arrived in BOS Foundation at Nyaru Menteng on December 14, 2013. He was handed over by Robby  and his partner who had been keeping Que Que illegally as a pet. According to Robby, the orangutan was found by his [...]

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Looking For Santa’s Mother

Looking For Santa’s Mother

Santa is a young female orangutan, not more than two years of age.  She was sat all by herself inside a wooden cage, and one can’t help but feel her sadness.  Santa was found without her mother and was being temporarily cared for at the Muara Wahau church complex. No one knows how Santa became [...]

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