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...
A PHENOLOGY DAY MYSTERY

A PHENOLOGY DAY MYSTERY

One of the tasks of the Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team involves collecting data on the phenology of natural-occurring plant species in orangutan habitats. While conducting phenological surveys, the BOS rangers occasionally meet orangutans as well. Let’s...
COMMON, BUT STILL SPECIAL

COMMON, BUT STILL SPECIAL

The Ficus racemosa or, as it is commonly known, the cluster fig tree can be found growing throughout the Kehje Sewen Forest in East Kalimantan, where the BOS Foundation releases rehabilitated orangutans. It grows in lowland, tropical forests, mostly along...