Adopt an orphaned orangutan

Orangutans are on the brink of extinction. Help provide the care and rehabilitation 
they need to return to the wild.

Our Vision


Our vision is a world where orangutans are free from the threat of extinction and can live in the wild, unharmed by humans.

468
Orangutans have been released
back to their home.
466
Orangutans are being cared for in
our sanctuaries.

The Problem


There are numerous threats to the viability of the remaining wild orangutan population in Indonesia and Malaysia.  The primary threat is the loss of habitat with up to 80% of suitable forest in Indonesia and Malaysia having been lost in the past 20 years. Other threats, which often go hand-in-hand with the destruction of the rainforest, are the illegal pet trade and poaching.

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Our Community

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Cutie-pie!

Happy

Angel

Cantika

Sadie

Laranja Means orange in Basque.

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Contest alert!⚠️ One of our recently rescued orphaned orangutans needs a name!

​Please submit your name suggestion for our nine-month-old girl in the photo by April 22nd, 5 pm AEST.

​Don't miss this unique opportunity! You can win one of three orangutan bags. And if you are the lucky overall winner, the baby orangutan will carry 'YOUR' name.

​What are you waiting for?🤞🤩 www.orangutans.com.au/name-an-orangutan/
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2 days ago

Contest alert!⚠️  One of our recently rescued orphaned orangutans needs a name!
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​Please submit your name suggestion for our nine-month-old girl in the photo by April 22nd, 5 pm AEST.
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​Dont miss this unique opportunity! You can win one of three orangutan bags. And if you are the lucky overall winner, the baby orangutan will carry YOUR name.
​
​What are you waiting for?🤞🤩 https://www.orangutans.com.au/name-an-orangutan/

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She is so cute. I hope she does well and hope she will be happy. So sad she doesn’t have her Mom. I like the name “Indah”. 🦧🦧🥰

Saffron

Dewi ( or Devi). Goddess, angel

Cocaine ?

Abbey

I suggest “Cinta” 💕

Flora/Freya 🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧

Niki

Cantika

Gemima

Sweet pea

Ezgi Dennison

Pumpkin

Raka ..means full moon.

Cantik

Amisha

Kismet - it means destiny or fate ❤

Aroha, which means Love in Maori which is an official language of New Zealand.

Avanji- Daughter of Earth. Asimah- Protector

Tango

Princess

Or Johari. Which means precious item. So so fitting for this absolutely beautiful baby

"Naina"meaning Eyes in Hindi and Peaceful in Arabic

Sage It means 'wise' and she has cute little wise eyes 🥰

Dara means beautiful one in Swahili 😍

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3 days ago

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“Get in, the party has already started”. This is such a Great photo. I love it and wish I could be there with them. 🦧🦧🦧❤️🥰💙🇺🇸

Fruit and Spa Day. Come In!! 😁😍

Spa day is much more fun when we have breakfast too

Isn't it great we can all go to the pub together 🥃

you try to have a nice relaxing bath...

perhaps the bobbing apple bowl was too big this year

nope, the bath is full, that won't fit

variety is the zest of life

you've sat on my dinner

Rub a dub dub more than three monkeys fit in this tub.

I always get the bath water last

I'm not a fan of greens

you smell sweet today

Last one in is a cheeky orange boy

feeling fruity

Pool party paradise

don't knock it 'till you try it

punch bowl jacuzzi

fruit loop soup

Orange-U-Thang

are those bubbles ?

Cannonball!!!!!

"What's this new Chinese dish called 'Orangutan Stew' all about?"

Jump right in. Water is fine

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This little cutie pie is Topan. By adopting her, you don't just help Topan but all our little orphans on their journey to freedom.

​Hands up if you would like to support her! 🙋‍♀️ www.orangutans.com.au/meet-our-family/
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This little cutie pie is Topan. By adopting her, you dont just help Topan but all our little orphans on their journey to freedom.
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​Hands up if you would like to support her! 🙋‍♀️  https://www.orangutans.com.au/meet-our-family/

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One of my babies too ❤️❤️❤️ oh she is lovely ! Thankyou for looking after her BOS team . I look Forward to her being free ❣️🦧❤️

Beautiful little girl. I hope she does well at Jungle School. 🦧🦧❤️❤️🥰

My baby ❤️

Hurry! 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️ Our release campaign ends at midnight tonight! 23 rehabilitated orangutans in our centres are still desperately waiting to go home. Will you help us reach our goal to set them free? Just follow the link below.👇 bit.ly/release-campaign ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

Hurry! 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️  Our release campaign ends at midnight tonight! 23 rehabilitated orangutans in our centres are still desperately waiting to go home. Will you help us reach our goal to set them free? Just follow the link below.👇  https://bit.ly/release-campaign

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They sure do need their freedom. We owe that to them since humans started all this chaos. 🦧🥰💙❤️

Are any orangutans with BOSF being vaccinated against Covid? I realize that the ones being released will be far away from humans, but it seems like a good idea while they are still being cared for.

Those beautiful eyes that would have seen so much 💖

Wise man

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Meet 6-month-old Ramangai, the second of our three newly rescued babies. A local villager kept him captive after he found the baby while hunting for birds.

He claimed that he had to carry Ramangai for three days and fed him only coffee and bananas. The poor diet resulted in the baby becoming severely dehydrated and weak.

Thanks to the immediate care of our veterinarian team, Ramangai gets better every day. However, unlike the other two babies, he prefers to sit quietly in a basket, supervised by our dedicated surrogate mothers.💞
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Meet 6-month-old Ramangai, the second of our three newly rescued babies. A local villager kept him captive after he found the baby while hunting for birds.
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He claimed that he had to carry Ramangai for three days and fed him only coffee and bananas. The poor diet resulted in the baby becoming severely dehydrated and weak.
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Thanks to the immediate care of our veterinarian team, Ramangai gets better every day. However, unlike the other two babies, he prefers to sit quietly in a basket, supervised by our dedicated surrogate mothers.💞Image attachment

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I am happy Ramangai is doing better. Thank God you got him when you did. I pray one day soon wild orangutans and their natural habitat will be safe from human destruction. 🦧🙏🥺

A cute. Thanks for caring for him and all the others. I hope he progresses well. Xx

He's beautiful. I'm so pleased he is now safe with you.

What a little darling.💖

You people are hero's in my eyes

I love him already ❤️❤️

Amy Harrisxx

sweet baby you are adorable

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1 week ago

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Just hanging about

When does the flying fox start ?

Hide, they are taking photos again.

Do you want to hang out together?

Don't you tickle me while I'm doing this !!🤨

What happens now ?

What do you mean they call them monkey bars.

I'm not sure you should be moving that thing in your hand.

Exercise for the day almost complete

Oi, post, what you looking at ?

Strewth this is a bit of a stretch

Drip dry washing

Hanging on for the weekend or food, whatever comes first.

Anyone coming? I'm almost done.

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Meet Onyer, one of our newly rescued babies. A local villager claimed to have found the 10-month-old alone, close to his field.
​On his first day in our centre, Onyer was very nervous and cried a lot. Thankfully, his health and appetite are good, and he enjoys playing on the swing.💞
Onyer will soon join our Nursery Group and start his journey to freedom!
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2 weeks ago

Meet Onyer, one of our newly rescued babies. A local villager claimed to have found the 10-month-old alone, close to his field.
​On his first day in our centre, Onyer was very nervous and cried a lot. Thankfully, his health and appetite are good, and he enjoys playing on the swing.💞
Onyer will soon join our Nursery Group and start his journey to freedom!Image attachmentImage attachment

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My heart breaks every time I hear another baby motherless and they have to endure that trauma of no mom thank you to the team who are always there to rescue these little ones love to all!❤️🤗

Kay Tarver McDonald

Schitterend. Die leuke smoeltjes !!!🤗❤🍀

Je les trouves magnifiques, mais a chaque fois cela me fend le coeur, car cela veut dire que leurs maman est morte, et ils en ont tant besoins. Je ne nous comprend pas nous les humains, comment peut on être aussi égoiste, méchant.

Addam Harper

So Gorgeous glad to hear hes safe and being looked after

Oh, bless his little heart, he looks so tiny. Thank you for rescuing him.

A precious baby I’m glad he’s doing better. It is so important for this little one to survive and be happy at a safe place in the wild. God bless all of you for all your hard work and dedication. 🦧🦧🥰🥰💙💙

Poor little baby, glad hes safe now

Awwww sweet boy. I wish him nothing but success and happy life

Awesome

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