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Meeting the Dashing, Acul

Meeting the Dashing, Acul

The latest observations carried out by the Monitoring Team have provided some great insights into how our orangutans, including Acul, Mayang, Yayang and Sayang, Leke, Hamzah and Casey are all progressing. Whilst the Team was conducting their daily patrols in the Gunung Belah area, they heard a long-call. The sound came from the east and [...]

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UPDATE ON OUR REHABILITATION PROGRAMS – CHALLENGES IN THE FIELD

UPDATE ON OUR REHABILITATION PROGRAMS – CHALLENGES IN THE FIELD

The medical teams at Nyaru Menteng are battling an unknown illness at the moment which as of today has claimed the lives of six of our beloved orangutans in the last three weeks. The team have established an additional quarantine area and are working in consultation with experts from Indonesia, UK and the USA. Strict [...]

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Doren Returns Home!

Doren Returns Home!

Two months after one of our beautiful female orangutans, Doren, disappeared, the team at Nyaru Menteng were delighted to find her by Rungan river near Kanarakan Village, which is more than 30kms away from where she was last sighted on Bangamat Island. Doren arrived in Nyaru Menteng as a five year old in February 2003, [...]

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A Meeting with Mayang and Upi

A Meeting with Mayang and Upi

It has been a while since our last meeting with Mayang though during the middle of last month, the post-release monitoring team picked up radio tracking signals from some of our other reintroduced orangutans including Agus, Lesan and Hamzah. Unexpectedly, there was another orangutan in the area – Mayang! We were excited to observe her [...]

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Update on our Reintroduction Programs – Challenges in the field

Update on our Reintroduction Programs – Challenges in the field

The success of the BOS Foundation’s orangutan reintroduction programs, which recommenced in February 2012, has been an amazing journey for all of us. This is the first time that orangutan reintroductions in Borneo have been so thoroughly prepared for and monitored post-release and after 30 months of intensive post-release monitoring, we can confirm that the large majority [...]

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Lesta and Lewis in the Water

Lesta and Lewis in the Water

The monitoring team was happy to find Lesta and her son Lewis near Karangan Hara. They both looked very healthy and were discovered playing in the water, an activity that orangutans indulge in only when it is hot and they are thirsty. It was a scorching hot day and a few other orangutans were also [...]

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Special Week in Kehje Sewen

Special Week in Kehje Sewen

For the past two months, the activities in Kehje Sewen have been slower than usual due to Ramadhan and Idul Fitri holidays. However things have started to look up since the first week of September with some interesting events, the main one being the renaming of the Camp. New Name, New Spirit The Camp was [...]

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Our Monitoring Team and the Orangutans in Batikap

Our Monitoring Team and the Orangutans in Batikap

Each day our Post Release Monitoring (PRM) team based out of Camp Totat Jalu in the Bukit Batikap Conservation Forest, are responsible for the daily monitoring of our reintroduced orangutans. During their day they are continually searching for individual radio signals which are emitted from each orangutan, and pre-select focal orangutans they are scheduled to [...]

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