Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation

BOSF

BOS Foundation Incorporate Enrichments in Rehabilitation Process

For the first seven years of life, orangutan babies depend on their mothers to teach them all the vital skills they will need to survive independently in the wild. When orphaned at a young age, orangutan babies are denied the right and experience of growing and learning under the nurturing guidance of their loving mothers.

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Racing Against the Clock: Saving Orangutans and Forests from Extinction

The biggest threat to orangutan conservation is habitat loss which has led to the serious decline in the orangutan population across Borneo and Sumatra.

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"Rescue Mission a Success: 11 Orangutans Translocated from Mangkutub"

At the end of February, a joint team from the Central Kalimantan BKSDA and the BOS Foundation embarked on an orangutan rescue mission to save a group of orangutans stranded along the banks of the Mangkutub River in Kapuas Regency, Central Kalimantan

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BOS Foundation Incorporate Enrichments in Rehabilitation Process

Baby orangutans that come into the BOS Foundation’s care depend on our team of devoted babysitters to help build their confidence and guide them as they acquire their survival skills duringthe developing years. Enrichment tools are introduced throughout the rehabilitation process to support the development of basic skills necessary for life intheforest.

March 29, 2017
Bong and Angely in Kehje Sewen

A few days ago, our PRM team in Camp Nles Mamse monitored two rehabilitated orangutans that were released last year; Angely and Bong. While the two females were not travelling together, the team were able to observe how they interacted when they came across one another in the forest.

March 27, 2017
Racing Against the Clock: Saving Orangutans and Forests from Extinction

The biggest threat to orangutan conservation is habitat loss which has led to the serious decline in the orangutan population across Borneo and Sumatra. If deforestation continues at the current rate, orangutans will ultimately become extinct. International Forest Day, which falls on March 21,is a timely reminder of the issues at hand regarding conservation of our forests and ecosystems, and the effects on the future survival of orangutans.

March 21, 2017

EMERGENCY RESCUE

We had translocated 11 orangutans who need rescuing urgently

About BOS Foundation

Established in 1991, the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation is an Indonesian non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the Bornean orangutan and its habitat, in cooperation with local communities, the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry and international partner organizations.

The BOS Foundation is currently taking care of almost 750 orangutans with the support of 400 highly devoted staff, as well as experts in primatology, biodiversity, ecology, forest rehabilitation, agroforestry, community empowerment, education, and orangutan healthcare.

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BOS Foundation Programs

Nyaru Menteng

Central Kalimantan Orangutan Reintroduction Program at Nyaru Menteng

Samboja Lestari

East Kalimantan Orangutan Reintroduction Program at Samboja Lestari

Mawas

Mawas
Conservation
Program

RHO

Orangutan
Habitat
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