A WEDDING GIFT FOR ORANGUTANS

A WEDDING GIFT FOR ORANGUTANS

There are many ways you can support our work. One of them is to have your wedding guests donate to us in lieu of buying presents. Mark and Annamae Holden from Norfolk in the UK did precisely this and raised £400 ($464) for BOS. We wanted to know more about the...
GOLD OF THE FOREST

GOLD OF THE FOREST

Would you think of perfumes when observing orangutans? Our Post-Release Monitoring team members do! While out on patrol from Camp Nles Mamse in the Kehje Sewen Forest, East Kalimantan, they come across many exciting tree species with remarkable properties. One of them...
AGUS IS ENJOYING NEW SCENERY

AGUS IS ENJOYING NEW SCENERY

Agus is a large, cheek-padded male orangutan the BOS team released in the Kehje Sewen Forest in 2013. With a body condition score in the normal range and a big frame covered in long hair, Agus has thrived since returning to this natural habitat. However, despite his...
LOVELY LOCKS, LADIES!

LOVELY LOCKS, LADIES!

Orangutans have distinctive personalities and unique physical characteristics. These make it easy for those who work with them to tell individuals apart. A few indicators our technicians use to identify orangutans are body size, facial features, personalities –...
WHO IS LONG’S NEW COMPANION?

WHO IS LONG’S NEW COMPANION?

Our Post Release Monitoring team spotted Long again! The female orangutan left a deep impression on the BOS staff as her relationship with Arief is one of the most extraordinary we have ever observed. It all started when Long spotted young orphan male Arief for the...