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Because their wild future depends on us

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Jeni was badly injured during her time in captivity

Monyo was only 6 months old when he lost his mother

Show You Care – Adopt Today!

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Join Us In Borneo | Orangutan Volunteer Program

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From as little as $1 a day

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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.

533
Orangutans have been released
back to their home.
359
Orangutans are being cared for in
our two sanctuaries.

Adopt an orphaned orangutan

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

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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You’ll receive updates from our orangutans, stories from our sanctuaries and learn more about our
work to save these beautiful creatures.

Our Community

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Start the new week with the #joyofgiving by helping us build an #Urgently needed new #OrangutanJungleSchool!

bit.ly/New-Orangutan-Jungle-School-FB

Our forest schools are so much more than just classrooms. They are vital for our #Conservation efforts to save the critically #endangered Bornean #orangutans.

Without our unique #forestschool program, we can't teach our little #orphans how to survive in the wild, which means we can't release them, and they can't contribute to a new generation of wild orangutans.

Please #donatenow and help us keep orangutans in our world!

bit.ly/New-Orangutan-Jungle-School-FB

You can also make #TaxDeductible donations by PayPal (bit.ly/BOSA-PayPal) or Bank Deposit (Westpac Bank, BSB: 033 112, Account name: Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Australia Incorporated, Account number: 244334)

#SaveOrangutans #mondaymotivation #love #nature
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Start the new week with the #JoyOfGiving by helping us build an #urgently needed new #OrangutanJungleSchool!
bit.ly/New-Orangutan-Jungle-School-FB
Our forest schools are so much more than just classrooms. They are vital for our #conservation efforts to save the critically #endangered Bornean #orangutans. 
Without our unique #ForestSchool program, we cant teach our little #orphans how to survive in the wild, which means we cant release them, and they cant contribute to a new generation of wild orangutans.
Please #DonateNow and help us keep orangutans in our world!
bit.ly/New-Orangutan-Jungle-School-FB
You can also make #taxdeductible donations by PayPal (bit.ly/BOSA-PayPal) or Bank Deposit (Westpac Bank, BSB: 033 112, Account name: Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Australia Incorporated, Account number: 244334)
#saveorangutans #mondaymotivation #love #nature

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I did 😍😍😍😍🦧🦧🦧

Join us in commemorating #EndangeredSpeciesDay!

With all #orangutan species being #CriticallyEndangered, we must protect these incredible #GreatApes before it’s too late!

Your support is crucial, and the good news is that you can #help in many different ways.

🦧 #Donate to our current appeal and #HelpUs build a new #OrangutanJungleSchool:
bit.ly/New-Orangutan-Jungle-School-FB

🦧 #Adopt one of our #orphaned #orangutans:
bit.ly/Adopt-an-Orangutan

🦧 #Volunteer with us in #Borneo:
bit.ly/Orangutan-Volunteer

🦧 #Shop #GiftsThatGiveBack:
orangutans.com.au/shop

🦧 Follow our social media, share and like our posts, and #SpreadTheWord about the plight of the orangutans.

Please help us keep our red cousins in our world!

#saveorangutans #conservation #love #nature
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3 days ago

Let's #celebrate the 75 sun bears in our care this International #SunBear Day!

This year's theme is "Wildlife Protection Starts with Appreciation". As a #KeystoneSpecies, these smallest #bears in the world are vital to the healthy functioning of their forest homes.

#DidYouKnow you can #HelpUs look after our sun bears by joining our Enrichment #Volunteer Program? You will support BOS Foundation's enrichment team hands-on, making enrichment items for orangutans and sun bears.

Explore volunteering details here:
experienceborneo.org/orangutan-volunteer-program

#saveorangutan #wildlifeconservation #strongertogether
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4 days ago

Lets #celebrate the 75 sun bears in our care this International #SunBear Day!
This years theme is Wildlife Protection Starts with Appreciation. As a #KeystoneSpecies, these smallest #bears in the world are vital to the healthy functioning of their forest homes. 
#DidYouKnow you can #HelpUs look after our sun bears by joining our Enrichment #Volunteer Program? You will support BOS Foundations enrichment team hands-on, making enrichment items for orangutans and sun bears. 
Explore volunteering details here:
experienceborneo.org/orangutan-volunteer-program
#saveorangutan #wildlifeconservation #strongertogether

Calling all #OrangutanJungleSchool fans and those who want to help our little #orphaned #orangutans continue to learn and thrive!

We need to build a new Orangutan Jungle School!

Please donate today! bit.ly/New-Orangutan-Jungle-School-FB

The old one is on government-owned land, which we must return one day. Therefore, the BOS Foundation has purchased land for a new #forestschool.

Now, we #Urgently need your #help to construct boardwalks, buildings for our human surrogate mothers, feeding platforms, an orangutan playground and overnight secure sleeping enclosures for the little students.

Please #supportus and #donatetoday to ensure the future of our unique Orangutan Jungle School - a beacon of hope in our mission to rehabilitate our rescued #baby orangutans!

Donate here: bit.ly/New-Orangutan-Jungle-School-FB

You can also make #TaxDeductible donations by
PayPal: bit.ly/BOSA-PayPal
or
Bank Deposit:
Account name: Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Australia Incorporated
Westpac account details are:
BSB: 033 112
Account number: 244334

#SaveOrangutans #eofy #endoffinancialyear #donatenow #Conservation #love #nature
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5 days ago

Calling all #OrangutanJungleSchool fans and those who want to help our little #orphaned #orangutans continue to learn and thrive!
We need to build a new Orangutan Jungle School!
Please donate today! bit.ly/New-Orangutan-Jungle-School-FB
The old one is on government-owned land, which we must return one day. Therefore, the BOS Foundation has purchased land for a new #ForestSchool.
Now, we #urgently need your #help to construct boardwalks, buildings for our human surrogate mothers, feeding platforms, an orangutan playground and overnight secure sleeping enclosures for the little students.
Please #SupportUs and #DonateToday to ensure the future of our unique Orangutan Jungle School - a beacon of hope in our mission to rehabilitate our rescued #baby orangutans!
Donate here: bit.ly/New-Orangutan-Jungle-School-FB
You can also make #taxdeductible donations by
PayPal: bit.ly/BOSA-PayPal
or
Bank Deposit:
Account name: Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Australia Incorporated
Westpac account details are:
BSB: 033 112
Account number: 244334
#SaveOrangutans #eofy #endoffinancialyear #DonateNow #conservation #love #nature

Happy #mothersday to all human and animal #mums and #mother figures!

We want to give a very special #shoutout to our surrogate mothers today.

Without their unwavering #love and #dedication, our #orphaned #orangutans in #OrangutanJungleSchool would never be able to recover from their trauma and return to #OrangutanFreedom. #thankyou!

#SaveOrangutans #StrongerTogether #Conservation #nature
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1 week ago

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Great and hard work … they have hearts 💕 like you

Thank you for all the hard work you do.

God bless you!

Grazie per il vostro prezioso lavoro❤️

💕💐🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

👏👏👍❤️

♡♡♡ trank you ♡♡♡

Awwwww

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Our #sweet Meryl is one of the six #orangutans the BOS team in Indonesia will soon bring home to #OrangutanFreedom.

Let's take a trip down #memorylane and relive the joy and brilliance of Meryl's #OrangutanJungleSchool days!

#staytuned for updates on her release and a beautiful #opportunity to support our unique #forestschool.

#SaveOrangutans #love #nature #Conservation #comingsoon
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1 week ago

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Beautiful beginning for a beautiful soul at last back where she belongs well don everyone got getting her this far in her journey xxx

I wish her and all the others a blessed journey in to their new home ===freedom

Congratulations sweet Meryl.

YEAY Meryl! So happy for you ❤️

Stay safe little one ❤️

Jessica McClure, I love to see their stories from when they arrived to when they go free ❤️❤️

This is how it should be helping them and setting free.

Yes

Hallo Patenkind, machs gut, hab viel Spass, lass Dich nicht unterkriegen🙏🏼🙏🏼

💕🎉🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

❤️

❤️❤️❤️🦧

👍❤️❤️❤️

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It's happening again!

We are thrilled to share the fantastic #news that we will soon #release six more #orangutans into their true wild home in the Bornean rainforest!

Meet the release candidates here:
orangutans.com.au/news/candidates-44th-release

Stay tuned for this extraordinary journey to #OrangutanFreedom!

#SaveOrangutans #Conservation #love #nature
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2 weeks ago

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Oh my gosh, Meryl and Jengyos! It is really wonderful to have gotten to know some of these amazing unique personalities through documentary series, and now to see the fruition of all the team's hard work with their release.

God Bless all of them and keep them safe and healthy as their wonderful journey begins soon.

I sponsored Meryl, she was my first and its so nice to see her have her freedom. Keep up the great work, these beautiful animals need all the help they can get and it's clear what you do pays huge benefits.

Their eyes are so human. You can almost know what they are thinking? Beautiful. Good luck with their new adventures.

❤️💙 they are wonderfull. The expression on their eyes, heart melting.

Definitely want to see their release, Beautiful Orangutans❤

We felt like we knew them while watching them during ORANGUTAN JUNGLE SCHOOL!! So proud seeing them graduate!! 🥰🥰

So pleased to have helped Meryl on her journey x

Such wonderful news!❤️

Exactly where they should be 🌳💗

Hallo Meryl(Patenkind), mach's gut🙏🏼. Ich hoffe auf freudige Nachrichten von Dir und allen Anderen😍. Viel Glück, genießt alle die Freiheit❤️🙏🏼

🎉🎉🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

❤️❤️❤️❤️🦧

Pauline Guyver

Love 🐒🐒🐒💞💞💞💞💞💞💞😽😽😽😽😽😽😽😽🇨🇿

🤩🤩🤩

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This #ThrowbackThursday, let's revisit when Bumi cleverly avoided walking to #OrangutanJungleSchool.😍

It's not surprising we share 97% of the same DNA with our intelligent red cousins.🦧

orangutans.com.au

#SaveOrangutans #Conservation #nature #love
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2 weeks ago

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I give a ton of credit to all the Orangutans caregivers who have a lot of Love and patience teaching them about Orangutan life. I too would jump at an opportunity to help out the caregivers for a day! I have a hunch that I would Love it and at the same time feel quite exhausted at the end of their day but would still want to do it all over again!

I would love love LOVE just one chance to play with these amazing animals

I'm proud to share 97% of my DNA with these majestic creatures.

I just ADORE these orange babies they are soooo cute and know exactly what they want and how to get it ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

I remember when he did that. He was always sweet and would get them to pick him up.

BOS you are so important to these beautiful orangutans!! Thank you for making an impact ✨️

I love orangutans 😍

Just like a Mother with kids who do not want to leave park

I wanna visit there one day.

I want that job!!🥰🙏🏻

My kids were like that !

Poor kid's going to think he was raised by aliens LOL

So adorable🤩

Smarty pants

Love it

GOD BLESS ❤️ PROTECT ❤️🦍🦍🦍🦍❤️🌍❤️🥰❤️

Beautiful thanks for sharing

Gorgeous 😍

Cuddling comes before walking x

Linda imagem ❤️👏

So cute so careing.

Azucena Cirilo Bumi ha vuelto!

😂😂👏👏👏😍😍😍mischief in the making 🫂🫂🥰🥰🥰

Rabi' IȚIC

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