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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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Anyone here a proud adoptive parent to handsome Jelapat?

You can adopt Jelapat or one of his friends for as little as 50c per day to help them learn the skills they will need to return to the wild one day.

Head to www.orangutans.com.au/meet-our-family/ to adopt an orangutan baby today.
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Anyone here a proud adoptive parent to handsome Jelapat? 

You can adopt Jelapat or one of his friends for as little as 50c per day to help them learn the skills they will need to return to the wild one day. 

Head to https://www.orangutans.com.au/meet-our-family/ to adopt an orangutan baby today.

Comment on Facebook Anyone here a proud ...

I watched the entire first season of Orangutan Jungle School today. Loved, loved, loved it. I am one of Topan's adoptive mother's and it broke my heart to see her when she first arrived. Glad she is doing so well now. Is there more than one season? I watched it on the Smithsonian Channel, and I could only see one season. Now I'm anxious to continue watching so I can see Topan's progress, and Beni's weight loss progress, and everything else. Got me hooked. I need more now ♥️😅

My boy.❤❤❤

Nicolás Mendoza Mendoza

Today is World Environment Day and we would love to hear your tips on what you do in your life to help the environment in your own way.

You can also purchase an instant gift to restore the rainforest on our website, starting at just $10 for one square meter. Help us save orangutan habitat today at www.orangutans.com.au/instant-gifts/purchase-rainforest/
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Today is World Environment Day and we would love to hear your tips on what you do in your life to help the environment in your own way. 

You can also purchase an instant gift to restore the rainforest on our website, starting at just $10 for one square meter. Help us save orangutan habitat today at https://www.orangutans.com.au/instant-gifts/purchase-rainforest/

Looking for some good news during these difficult times? You're in luck!

The latest edition of Forest Chatter has arrived and it is full of good news from the orangutan world.

Read it here 👉 www.orangutans.com.au/news/
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Looking for some good news during these difficult times?  Youre in luck!  

The latest edition of Forest Chatter has arrived and it is full of good news from the orangutan world.  

Read it here 👉 https://www.orangutans.com.au/news/

Who watches Orangutan Jungle School on Stan? If you do, you will recognise beautiful Kesi, who is now living on a pre-release island in Borneo.

You can help orangutans like Kesi by donating today and the best part is the team at EthicalJobs.com.au are doubling donations up to $30,000 until the end of July.

Donate today at chuffed.org/project/ethicaljobs-bosa-matched-donations
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Who watches Orangutan Jungle School on Stan? If you do, you will recognise beautiful Kesi, who is now living on a pre-release island in Borneo. 

You can help orangutans like Kesi by donating today and the best part is the team at EthicalJobs.com.au are doubling donations up to $30,000 until the end of July. 

Donate today at https://chuffed.org/project/ethicaljobs-bosa-matched-donations

Comment on Facebook Who watches ...

I’ve watched both seasons multiple times. I sure hope there’s going to be a 3rd season.

Love the show and hopes kesi happy life thanks to all your hard work xxxx

We loved watching Kesi’s journey xo 😘

I'm watching on the Smithsonian Channel. LOVE it! Waiting to see my Topan. I've watched 4 episodes so far but haven't seen her. Thanks for doing this show.

😘

Christie love Kesi 💕

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3 days ago

Its only Wednesday and we are already hanging out for the weekend. What are you looking forward to this weekend?

Comment on Facebook It's only Wednesday ...

Thats the face of a proud mummy right there 🙂

Beautifull picture ,To me forget what day lm on now 😀

Annissa Figueroa

All the days are the same these days. Everyday is like the weekend. 😷🤦‍♀️🤒😉

Just hanging around

Sleeping in in

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4 days ago

Anyone else feeling a little bit silly today?

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Looks like my boy Valentino ❤️

We have love watching and adopting Valentino made isolation bearable

They always like doll for me 💞

OMG Looove it

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5 days ago

Our good friends at EthicalJobs.com.au have kindly offered to match donations received up to a total of $30,000.

Double your gift today and the impact it will have on the lives of our staff and the orangutans in our care.

Donate here 👉 chuffed.org/project/ethicaljobs-bosa-matched-donations
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5 days ago

Our good friends at EthicalJobs.com.au have kindly offered to match donations received up to a total of $30,000.  

Double your gift today and the impact it will have on the lives of our staff and the orangutans in our care.

Donate here 👉 https://chuffed.org/project/ethicaljobs-bosa-matched-donations

Comment on Facebook Our good friends at ...

AWW THEY'RE SO BEAUTIFUL N SO AMAZING N SO AWESOME N SO ADORABLE N SO CUTE N SO SWEET 🐵🐵

How I would love to work with these beautiful gorgeous creatures especially the babies 💓

love you sweeties

Oh sweet lord

So cute

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