Imagine the following: A dam to be built in the middle of a biodiversity hotspot. Authorised by the government, funded by a Chinese bank.
Every year in January, it is time for a medical routine examination: The orangutan males «Leuser» and «Fahzren» underwent their check.
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”.
At the end of this year we have some important intern news: The new leadership of the foundation will start into the year 2019.
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.
What would we be without our partners? As a foundation, we rely on the valuable cooperation with our partners
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.
In a spectacular operation, the Sumatra-Orangutan-Conservation-Programme SOCP saved a wild orangutan. The fact, that this was necessary, points out severe problems.
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.
She is one of 49 orang-utans currently being tended to in our rescue and rehabilitation station of the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme SOCP