The orangutan patients Hope and Ipi were operated on February 2nd by our local veterinary team on Sumatra. Swiss surgeon Dr. Andreas Messikommer provided additional support.
Since last December, eight orangutans, some of them very young, have been brought to the rehabilitation station of our orangutan conservation programme. We present the new arrivals.
For three years the veterinarian Citra Nente has been working for our Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme SOCP as the person responsible for the rehabilitation process.
The tropical rainforest is being recklessly burned to the ground all over the world. The repercussions are fatal!
Anaesthesia, Pathology, Cardiology, Medical Imaging and Orthopaedics – these a only a few of the fields of expertise, of which veterinarian Dr. Pandu Wibisono can profit
Over the course of the past few weeks our rescue and rehabilitation station has received quite a few additions.
On the 25th of June Orang-Utan «Julius» was brought into the Rescue and Rehabilitation Station of our Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme SOCP
On the 29th of June, three very young orangutans were brought into the Rescue and Rehabilitation Station of our Orangutan Conservation Programme.
Palm-oil plantations are most often the reason for deforestation of valuable rainforests in Indonesia. On Sumatra, the Leuser ecosystem is particularly affected.
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.