For the second time an infant from a reintroduced orangutan mother was born in the Jantho Nature Reserve.
At least the sad death of the male orangutan «Raya» in November 2013 was not completely in vain.
Today the scientific journal Current Biology published an event that last occurred in 1915: The description of a new orangutan species.
The rescue and rehabilitation station gives orangutans freed from illegal captivity a new home until they can be released back to freedom.
What a joy! For the first time a baby of a former captive orangutan mother has been found in our reintroduction area in Jantho.
The publication of an important scientific report details the current situation of wild orangutans. How many populations exist?
Our Sumatra Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) wants to set up a refuge for orangutans whom we cannot release into the wild again for various individual reasons.
Why do we focus on the endangered Sumatra orangutans? What are our main activities in Sumatra?
97% congruence of the genome: The orangutan differs genetically only marginally from humans.