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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.

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Orangutans have been released
back to their home.
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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 latest edition of Forest Chatter is really a special one - for many reasons!

Read all about our latest release of ten orangutans back to their homes in the wild, it is an amazing and emotional journey. And find out how you can help give 23 more orangutans the freedom they deserve.

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Our latest edition of Forest Chatter is  really a special one - for many reasons!

Read all about our latest release of ten orangutans back to their homes in the wild, it is an amazing and emotional journey.  And find out how you can help give 23 more orangutans the freedom they deserve.
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 https://www.orangutans.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/ForestChatter_March2021.pdf

Check out the journey to the jungle that our team took on our latest release mission.

​We recently released 10 orangutans back into the wild. Help us release another 23 this year by making a donation today.

Make a donation at ​http://bit.ly/release-campaign
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Check out our feature on ABC's The World - Returned to the Wild.

​With 10 orangutans successfully released to the wild, we are currently raising funds to release another 23 this year.

​Please make a donation today at bit.ly/release-campaign to help us reach our goal of $75,000 by April 15.
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Let’s all Hang out 🤣🦧🇺🇸

Have fun..

Just hanging out! 😉

I have a feeling there’s something tasty in this barrel.

How handsome he is

Don't even think about coming over here!

How did I get myself in this situation

What no tree mail delivery again

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Follow our team as they prepare the orangutans for release back into the wild.

​Thank you to everyone who supports our work and makes this possible.
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It's bedtime at the baby orangutan house. Join us in Episode 4 of our Wild Streaming series to see the nursery bedtime routine for the little ones!

​Click the link to watch the full episode. youtu.be/YGIjbz__cX8
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Its bedtime at the baby orangutan house. Join us in Episode 4 of our Wild Streaming series to see the nursery bedtime routine for the little ones!
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​Click the link to watch the full episode.  https://youtu.be/YGIjbz__cX8

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They are so precious and cute when it’s time to go to sleep. 🦧❤️💙🇺🇸

I want to tuck them in! ❤❤

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Watch this one minute video with BOS Veterinarian, Dr Vivi Dwi Santi to get an insight into one of the recently released orangutans and the precautions we are taking to ensure COVID safe orangutan releases back into the wild.

​You can help us release another 23 orangutans back into the wild this year by making a donation at bit.ly/release-campaign today.
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Meet our recently released orangutans who are now enjoying a life in the wild where they belong.

​Thank you to everyone who has supported us on our journey to get these orangutans back to the forest.

​You can help us release another 23 orangutans this year by making a donation at bit.ly/release-campaign
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