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RESEARCH IN THE LOWLAND RAINFOREST

12. June 20190

As a part of an annual exchange with the SOCP staff on Sumatra, our fundraising officer Dominique Bärtschi visited our research station in Sikundur a few weeks ago.

OUR RESEARCH

3. May 20190

In the past weeks, there were two papers published in which our orangutan conservation programme took part in.

TWO TRAGEDIES WITHIN TWO DAYS

4. April 20190

Orangutan «Hope» was brought to our rescue and rehabilitation centre with 74 air pellets in her body.

ADULT ORANGUTAN MALES ARE UNDERGOING A ROUTINE MEDICAL CHECK

1. March 20190

Every year in January, it is time for a medical routine examination: The orangutan males «Leuser» and «Fahzren» underwent their check.

HOPEFUL UNTIL THE END

31. January 20190

Unfortunately, not always is good fortune with the orangutans on our station. Sometimes, fate is double hard on them: This is the sad story of the female orangutan “Seroja”.

OPTIMISED RESETTLEMENT PROCESS

7. December 20180

In the middle of November, four orangutans were relocated from the SOCP’s rescue and rehabilitation station to Jantho, where they will be released back into the wild.

TAKING THE ZOO TO THE JUNGLE

14. November 20180

What would we be without our partners? As a foundation, we rely on the valuable cooperation with our partners

PROGRAM FOR VETERINARY STUDENTS

25. October 20180

In partnership with the Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife of the university of Zurich, we are enabling indonesian veterinary students to spend a semester with us.

ORANGUTAN SAVED AT THE LAST MINUTE

13. September 20180

In a spectacular operation, the Sumatra-Orangutan-Conservation-Programme SOCP saved a wild orangutan. The fact, that this was necessary, points out severe problems.

UPDATE: ISLANDS FOR ORANGUTANS

29. August 20180

For over a year now, our Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme SOCP has been building the Orangutan Haven, a space for orangutans that are not capable of surviving in the wild.