December 1st 2013 - Yayang & Sayang are freeThis was the day Yayang and her daughter, Sayang were returned to their forest home with thanks to BOS Australia's generous supporters.Our June 2013 appeal raised funds for the cost of the helicopter for the East Kalimantan drop of Yayang & Sayang and Diah.
The release was a success. As soon as the cage was opened, little Sayang directly dashed out of the cage. Followed by her mother, Yayang, they both climbed the nearest tree in full confidence. All of those years on the pre-release islands in Central Kalimantan had given these two orangutans an immense learning experience of surviving in the forest.
For updates on the latest release 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.