Orangutan Profiles

YUYUN JOINS JEFFREY

Yuyun is a 29-year-old female orangutan with Orangutan Respiratory Disease Syndrome (ORDS) who previously occupied an individual enclosure at the Samboja Lestari Rehabilitation Centre. She is one of 23 individuals with chronic respiratory diseases cared for... View Article

Ucok (Ojek)

Ucok (Ojek) A little about Ucok (Ojek)Ucok was also handed over because of our newspaper campaign in May 2002. He arrived on the 26th of May. The owner was afraid his young son would catch some disease from Ucok. We found Ucok sitting proudly in an...

Carmen

Carmen Carmen In a small basket, secured off with a piece of cloth, sits a small infant with big frightened eyes. She is tied around her neck with a thin rope attached to the edge of the basket. The rope is totally unnessesary; she would be too scared...

Fito

Fito A little about Fito Fito was handed over by a young woman who had had Fito given to her by his previous owner. The owner was to move to Java and left Fito with the young woman. Being a conservationist, even though working in a big palm oil...

Kacio (cio)

Kacio (cio) A little about Kacio (cio)Kacio arrived on the 13th of May and was the second handover from the newspaper campaign which somehow had reached out of the province to south Kalimantan. She had been brought out to Banjamasin from a tiny...

Guldtop (top)

A little about Guldtop (top) Guldtop was the first handover during a newspaper campaign during May 2002 warning people of the risk of disease transmitted from wild animals to humans.She was approx 1.5-2 years old. The owners had two small children...

Mona (Mo-mon)

Mona (Mo-mon) A little about Mona (Mo-mon) Mona came to Nyaru Menteng in April 2001 from West Kalimantan. She was approximately two years old and weighed six kg. She was long and skinny with straight sparse hair and a great attitude. She loved the...

Togar (Mister cigar)

Togar (Mister cigar) A little about Togar (Mister cigar) Togar was confiscated in Pontianak in West Kalimantan and arrived at Nyaru Menteng in November 2001. He was approximately 2 years old, skinny and longlimbed. His hair would be a hairdressers...

Keke (ke)

Keke (ke) A little about Keke (ke) Keke arrived together with Koko on the 01 july 2002. She had been Kokos friend and comfort at the lab where they were held. Keke is 100 blind. Whether blind from birth or perhaps from being damaged during her mothers...

Nabima (BimBim)

Nabima (BimBim) A little about Nabima (BimBim) Nabima arrived a late night in September 2000, after a long trip from up river. She was filthy, her hair in dreadlocks and she was the scrawliest little thing we have ever seen. She weighed in at only 1,6...

Reno (No)

Reno (No) A little about Reno (No) Reno was brought to Nyaru Menteng together with Cantik on the 11th of April. He had been confiscated some 100 km from Palangka Raya and had only been with the owners for one day. He was approx 2 years old and still...

Jordan

A little about Jordan Jordan came from Banjarmasin in South Kalimantan in November 2001. He was a little over a year old and weighed 5,6 kilo. His hair was sparse and short, but his gleaming white teeth would have done any dentist proud to have him...

Cantik (tik)

Cantik (tik) A little about Cantik (tik)Cantik means beautiful in Indonesian, and she deserves the name. She was brought to Nyaru Menteng on the 11th of April by the local conservation office. She was approx 1.5-2 years old and had extremely long...

Gina (Gin)

Gina (Gin) A little about Gina (Gin) Gina was confiscated in Palangka Raya in November 2001. She had the most wonderful long hair flowing from her arms and body like a long vail. She was approximately one year old, but being very petite she weighed in...