WE CARE FOR SUN BEARS

WE CARE FOR SUN BEARS

In addition to caring for and rehabilitating orangutans, the BOS Foundation also takes care of a large number of sun bears. The sun bears at the Samboja Lestari Rehabilitation Centre in East Kalimantan were entrusted to BOSF by the East Kalimantan and Central...
SIGNE’S UNIQUE FAMILY DYNAMIC

SIGNE’S UNIQUE FAMILY DYNAMIC

Recently, the Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team had the rare chance to observe an orangutan mother and her two children together. Find out who it was and why this family is so special. At the time, Jimi and Yunus, two PRM team members from Camp Nles Mamse in the...
A BREATHTAKING RIVER CROSSING

A BREATHTAKING RIVER CROSSING

We have an exciting update about mother orangutan Sayang and her daughter Padma. Our Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team from Camp Lesik observed them in the Kehje Sewen Forest in East Kalimantan. When our PRM team from Camp Lesik recently set off for a day of...
A PHENOLOGY DAY MYSTERY

A PHENOLOGY DAY MYSTERY

One of the tasks of the Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team involves collecting data on the phenology of natural-occurring plant species in orangutan habitats. While conducting phenological surveys, the BOS rangers occasionally meet orangutans as well. Let’s...
NEWEST RESCUE WAS AN OLD FACE

NEWEST RESCUE WAS AN OLD FACE

When orangutans lose their habitat through deforestation, they must look for food elsewhere. This can cause problems if an orangutan enters a residential area, as happened, for example, on 6 June 2021. That day, the East Kalimantan Natural Resources Conservation...