Our Primate Family - Exclusive offer

By Lou Grossfeldt and David Blissett.

Lou Grossfeldt, Vice President of Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia, has always wanted to work with animals. Today she is one of Australia’s leading experts on primate husbandry and care. Lou has spent more than two decades working to help save our primate family from extinction, and today she supervises the African primate division at Taronga Zoo.

According to friend and mentor Jane Goodall, Lou’s work in animal welfare and public education will encourage many to better understand primates’ characteristics and habits

Exclusive to BOSA Supporters - Signed copies available via BOSA merchandise store for $30 plus postage. Buy your signed copy today.

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Orangutans are endangered and at risk of extinction. Habitat destruction mean hundreds of orangutans need to be cared for every year. You can help by adopting one. Their dedicated ‘nannies’, teach them everything they need to know for when it’s time to release them back to the wild.


Please help the Orangutans in their struggle for survival. Your donation is important and goes directly to BOS Indonesia to help bring this noble yet endangered species back from the brink and on a path to freedom.

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Recent News

Our Primate Family - Exclusive signed copies

July 2015
Exclusive to BOSA Supporters - Lou has agreed to sign a limited number of books and we are now delighted to offer signed copies of Our Primate Family via BOSA merchandise store for $30 plus postage.
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Our Primate Family: Life with the Sydney chimpanzees of Taronga Zoo

27 June 2015
VETERAN zookeeper Lou Grossfeldt looks across Taronga Zoo’s chimpanzee exhibit and sees more than a community of primates, capering and cavorting with abandon. Read Article »

Fifteen orangutans await your help

June 2015
Dr.Jamartin Sihite, CEO of the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation appeals for BOS Australia to help raise $75,000 by the end of June so that we will be able to release another 15 orangutans back to the wild.
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Visit Samboja with Lou Grossfeldt

1 June 2015
Join our VP Lou Grossfeldt who will be in Borneo at the Samboja Lestari Lodge from 16th of July to the 6th of August working on the ongoing behavioural enrichment project for the non releasable Orangutans. Lou is Senior Primate Keeper at Taronga Zoo and has an extensive knowledge of Orangutans. Read Article »

BOS Foundation transforms part of Salat Island

23 May 2015
In trying to meet the goals specified in the Indonesian Orangutan Conservation Strategy and Action Plan (2007), the BOS Foundation with the support of the local community is trying to utilise a small part of Salat Nusa island located in the estuary of Kahayan River as an orangutan conservation area, as well as to protect environmental services rendered by this essential ecosystem. Read Article »

The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF) is a non-profit foundation supported by sister organisations around the world, of which BOS Australia is one. By supporting BOS Australia, you help us to:

· rescue, rehabilitate and release orangutans
· provide public awareness and educational programs
· protect existing rainforest habitat, and
· support and educate the people who depend on forests to earn their living.

For updates on the latest releases you can follow the Central Kalimantan Release Blog and the East Kalimantan Release Blog . These are updated regularly directly from Indonesia and the team on the ground.

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