TEMON OVERCOMING HER TRAUMA

TEMON OVERCOMING HER TRAUMA

This year, our Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre has taken in several traumatised, orphaned orangutans, including the young female Temon. Together with the Central Kalimantan BKSDA, the BOS team helped rescue Temon on June 8 after receiving word she had...
WHO WILL BE NUMBER 500?

WHO WILL BE NUMBER 500?

While we are preparing for the release of the 500th orangutan, please get to know the lucky ones that will enjoy their well-deserved freedom soon. BENBen was born in a clinic at the BOS Foundation’s Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre on May 20, 2010. Sadly,...
THE NOT-SO-SIMPLE TASK OF RELEASING ORANGUTANS

THE NOT-SO-SIMPLE TASK OF RELEASING ORANGUTANS

The culmination of an orangutan’s rehabilitation journey is the release of that orangutan into a protected natural habitat. Reintroduction is a long process that encompasses education in Forest School and putting skills into practice on a pre-release island, all in...
ANOTHER RESCUE

ANOTHER RESCUE

The BOS Foundation’s Samboja Lestari Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre recently took in another baby orangutan from the BKSDA Regional Conservation Division (SKW) II of Tenggarong. The BOS team – consisting of a veterinarian, surrogate mother, and communications...
CHALLENGING FOREST LIFE

CHALLENGING FOREST LIFE

Working far away from urban areas has its unique challenges, as our Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team from Camp Lesik in the Kehje Sewen Forest, East Kalimantan, can attest. Something the technicians regularly experience is running out of supplies and materials,...