Half a year ago, the orangutans in the Batang Toru forest were recognized as an own species.
The Leuser-ecosystem in North Sumatra is a stronghold for biodiversity. There is no other place where elephants, orangutans, tiger and rhinos share their habitat.
A female orangutan normally weighs between 30 and 50 kg. With 17 kg, «Rose» weighs clearly less.
The verdict, which imposed a fine of 19 million on PT Kallista Alam, drew the public attention all around the world.
Pursuing a sustainable lifestyle is already popular in Switzerland. However, in Indonesia, the knowledge on this subject is still in its infancy.
The name says it all: orangutan «Lucky» was bitten by a snake but got away with no more than a fright.
Supporting orangutans in Sumatra with your daily cup of coffee? Ever since the foundation of our partner «Orang Utan Coffee Project», this is not problem anymore.
Join us on a visual journey through our reintroduction and research station in Jantho.
About a month ago it was announced: There are not only two, but three different species of orangutan.