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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.
360
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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work to save these beautiful creatures.

Our Community

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#Wanderlust? Come and #volunteer with us in #borneo!

See #orangutans, #sunbears and other fascinating #wildlife. Explore the #rainforest, create #enrichment, and meet the locals.

We are waiting for you!

#booktoday: bit.ly/Orangutan-Volunteer

#fridayvibes #booknow #JoinUs #SaveOrangutans #tripofaliftime
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#Wanderlust? Come and #volunteer with us in #Borneo!
See #orangutans, #sunbears and other fascinating #wildlife. Explore the #rainforest, create #enrichment, and meet the locals.
We are waiting for you! 
#BookToday: bit.ly/Orangutan-Volunteer
#FridayVibes #BookNow #JoinUs #SaveOrangutans #TripOfALiftime

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Would love to go with my sister but vaccine requirements are not an option....😒

Did you know #orangutans are absolute geniuses? They can solve problems using tools around them. Amazing Bujang proves this firsthand!

Before BOS rescued him at age 14, Bujang was forced to perform in a circus.

Tragically, when assessed by our veterinarians, Bujang exhibited no natural behaviours. This meant we could never return him to the wild, as it would be too dangerous for him.

Therefore, the BOS Foundation team built him a unique #sanctuaryisland at Samboja Lestari.

Bujang doesn't like men very much, probably due to his treatment at the circus, but loves the female staff.😍🦧

orangutans.com.au

#SaveOrangutans #notapet #conservation #love #nature
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Amazing work 👏

Love it!!

Clever!!

Literally me.

What a sad past we put him through. Be happy and free

so smart 👍🏻👍🏻❤

Fabulous orangs!!

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Relax, it's Sunday!

Our little #OrangutanJungleSchool students are taking a well-deserved nap after a day of learning in the forest.😴

#SaveOrangutans #conservation #notapet #sundayvibes #love #nature
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6 days ago

Relax, its Sunday!
Our little #OrangutanJungleSchool students are taking a well-deserved nap after a day of learning in the forest.😴 
#saveorangutans #conservation #notapet #sundayvibes #love #nature

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Alessandro Sicignano noi due

#DidYouKnow that #orangutans have the longest interbirth interval of any mammal, with females typically only giving birth every eight years in the wild?

After approximately 8.5 months gestation, a single infant is usually born. However, there have been rare instances when twins have been recorded!🦧🦧

#SaveOrangutans #ScienceSaturday #conservation
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#DidYouKnow that #orangutans have the longest interbirth interval of any mammal, with females typically only giving birth every eight years in the wild?
After approximately 8.5 months gestation, a single infant is usually born. However, there have been rare instances when twins have been recorded!🦧🦧
#saveorangutans #sciencesaturday #conservation

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Makes them even more precious.

Muito.bonito. mãe é. Filho..maria

ADORABLE!!!!

😎

Alessandro Sicignano

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Follow us to a #traditional Lamin longhouse - an integral part of the #Dayak #culture in our working area.

Explore its history here:
orangutans.com.au/news/longhouse

#borneo #SaveOrangutans
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Follow us to a #traditional Lamin longhouse - an integral part of the #Dayak #culture in our working area. 
Explore its history here: 
orangutans.com.au/news/longhouse
#Borneo #saveorangutans

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I visited in 2016. It was a privilege.

Are you ready for another #ThrowbackThursday with our beloved #BigBoyBeni?

The superstar from #OrangutanJungleSchool has posed for countless glamorous videoshots. Here are a few.😍

#SaveOrangutans #tbt #love
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I just love Beni.❤️❤️❤️

Loved the scene from the show when Big boy Beni finds the banana store.😁

Loved watching him he was such a clown always looking for food😂❤️

Me and my kids adore Beni and love seeing him progress 🥰🦧

love those Orangutans!!!!

Love Big Boy Beni xxx

😍❤️ Benni

I love Beni

Grazie

Pauline Guyver

I love this cheeky chap .

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A HUGE THANK YOU to all the amazing donors who contributed to our end-of-the-financial-year appeal!🙏

Thanks to your generosity, we reached our goal and can build a new #OrangutanJungleSchool for our #orphaned #orangutans!🙌

Our little students can't wait to jump in their wheelbarrow school bus and go #backtoschool!🦧

#gratitude #SaveOrangutans #kindness #conservation #love
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A HUGE THANK YOU to all the amazing donors who contributed to our end-of-the-financial-year appeal!🙏 
Thanks to your generosity, we reached our goal and can build a new #OrangutanJungleSchool for our #orphaned #orangutans!🙌 
Our little students cant wait to jump in their wheelbarrow school bus and go #BackToSchool!🦧 
#gratitude #saveorangutans #kindness #conservation #love

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Love these babies.

Son tan hermosos 😍🦧😍 los amo con todo mi corazón 😍❤️

Caroline Rex

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Cute chimps

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If you've ever wondered about the impact of your support, just take a look at this little #orangutan!

Each #baby born in the wild from one of our rehabilitated and released #orangutans represents a ray of hope for the survival of our critically #endangered red cousins.

Let's keep saving orangutans #together!

orangutans.com.au

#mondaymotivation #StrongerTogether #SaveOrangutans #conservation #love #nature
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2 weeks ago

If youve ever wondered about the impact of your support, just take a look at this little #orangutan!
Each #baby born in the wild from one of our rehabilitated and released #orangutans represents a ray of hope for the survival of our critically #endangered red cousins.
Lets keep saving orangutans #together!
orangutans.com.au
#mondaymotivation #strongertogether #saveorangutans #conservation #love #nature

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Wild & free baby and mother, just as they should be 💗

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