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ARE ORANGUTANS EMPATHETIC?

ARE ORANGUTANS EMPATHETIC?

It was a usual day at the Nyaru Menteng forest school, where young orangutans were learning from one another while their human surrogate mothers looked on from below. The treetop lessons are only interrupted momentarily for supplementary food breaks, but on this day,...
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,...
THE INDEPENDENT DELILAH

THE INDEPENDENT DELILAH

Delilah was born on 29 June 2018, to her mother Dilla, who was unable to care for her newborn. With a heavy heart, our Animal Welfare team had to take over responsibility for Delilah’s care and she was raised by our dedicated surrogate mothers at the Nyaru Menteng...
A NEW FRIEND OF THE FAMILY

A NEW FRIEND OF THE FAMILY

Recently, a five-member Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team – consisting of Faldo, Balan, Dandi, Yunus and Welem – set off early into the forest for a day of patrolling. As our team members approached a main transect intersection, they spotted Signe with...
HOW DO ORANGUTANS ‘TALK’?

HOW DO ORANGUTANS ‘TALK’?

Orangutans are semi-solitary primates who spend the majority of their lives alone. However, in some orangutan populations, the females will gather in groups from time to time, especially during the fruiting season, when forest food is abundant. Group activity like...