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...
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...