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BABYROOM JANTHO

12. December 20170

For the second time an infant from a reintroduced orangutan mother was born in the Jantho Nature Reserve. 

HOW DID IT ALL START

1. December 20170

At least the sad death of the male orangutan «Raya» in November 2013 was not completely in vain. 

SCIENTISTS DESCRIBE A NEW GREAT APE SPECIES IN SUMATRA

2. November 20170

Today the scientific journal Current Biology published an event that last occurred in 1915: The description of a new orangutan species.

UPDATE FROM THE RESCUE AND REHABILITATION STATION

24. October 20170

The rescue and rehabilitation station gives orangutans freed from illegal captivity a new home until they can be released back to freedom.

MARK LAK-LAK AND HIS INJURIES

1. October 20170

Having a toothache is already painful enough.

A BABY FOR JANTHO

14. September 20170

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 SITUATION OF WILD ORANGUTANS

13. September 20170

The publication of an important scientific report details the current situation of wild orangutans. How many populations exist?

ISLANDS FOR ORANGUTANS

11. September 20170

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. 

«SUMATRA ORANGUTANS NEED YOU!»

8. September 20170

Why do we focus on the endangered Sumatra orangutans? What are our main activities in Sumatra? 

TOP NOTCH SURGERY ON THE ORANGUTAN

2. August 20170

97% congruence of the genome: The orangutan differs genetically only marginally from humans.