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...
Shelton and Kopral’s Story

Shelton and Kopral’s Story

We’d like to introduce you to two Very Important Primates, Shelton and Kopral, who, despite experiencing horrific trauma, never gave up on life and prove that where there’s life, there’s hope. Shelton When Shelton was 6-7 years old, he wandered into a village looking...
FOOD FIGHT

FOOD FIGHT

Friendships always have their ups and downs, and this is also true amongst orangutans. Desi and Kimi, two orangutans living on Juq Kehje Swen Island, in East Kalimantan, are good friends who are known to have the occasional fight. The two recently had another...