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BOS-USA RECEIVES $60,000 FOR SUN BEARS FROM ASIA WILD!

BOS-USA RECEIVES $60,000 FOR SUN BEARS FROM ASIA WILD!

Thanks to a generous grant from Asia Wild, 16 sun bears in the care of the BOS Foundation have received funding for their care for one year! For those sun bears, $60,000 goes a long way. These animals need ongoing care through food, medical attention, enclosures, and...
ORANGUTANS MAKE FOR FINE FOREST FORAGERS

ORANGUTANS MAKE FOR FINE FOREST FORAGERS

Orangutans, being a species that spends most of their time in the trees, are able to consume a huge variety of foods. Their excellent climbing abilities enable them to obtain fruits and other food sources that are inaccessible to ground-dwelling animals. Of course,...
HERE COMES THE BRIDAL VEIL MUSHROOM

HERE COMES THE BRIDAL VEIL MUSHROOM

The bridal veil mushroom (Phallus indusiatus) is a type of fungus that grows solitary on fertile soil or in the remains of moist, rotting wood. In some cases, it is also found growing in groups, though in limited numbers. It has a rather short life cycle, beginning...
A SHORT BUT SWEET MEETING

A SHORT BUT SWEET MEETING

Our Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team conducted their regular patrol activities as 2023 was drawing to a close. Per usual, at 08:00 AM the team set out for Transect 32. It was when they reached the Pondok 2 area that the squad took a break to drink some water and...
MEMA EARNS A PROMOTION!

MEMA EARNS A PROMOTION!

Orangutans and humans grow two sets of teeth during their lifetime: a set of 20 baby teeth, and a set of 32 adult teeth that replace the baby set when they fall out. Tooth placement is also the same in both orangutans and humans, with incisors, canines, and molars...
THE DWARF SLENDER TOAD

THE DWARF SLENDER TOAD

The dwarf slender toad (Ansonia minuta) belongs to the order of Anura and is in the Bufonidae family. This toad has a small and slender body with long hind legs. As its name suggests, this toad has an overall smaller morphological size compared to other amphibians....