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Palm Oil, what to do? (BOS News)

Palm oil and its affect on Orangutan survival

About Orangutans

The orangutan is Asia's only great ape and is only found on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra as three co-generic species, Pongo pygmaeus, Pongo abelii, and Pongo tapanuliensis.

Samboja Lestari

The East Kalimantan Orangutan Reintroduction Program at Samboja Lestari was the first orangutan reintroduction program established by the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation in 1991

Habitat Restoration

RHO (Restorasi Habitat Orangutan, which translates as Orangutan Habitat Restoration) is an independent organization established by the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation in 2009.

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After a very difficult start, caused by the terrible treatment she received during her time as a pet, Ruthie learned to trust the babysitters, make friends and thereafter thrived at forest school, becoming a star pupil. Ruthie now lives semi-wild on Bangamat pre-release island, the last stop before freedom in the forest.


Initially, Nita showed no interest in socialising with the other orangutans in her class or any inclination to learn, but with a lot of hard work from the dedicated babysitters, Nita started to enjoy her lessons and soon raced to the top of the class. Now she is loving life living semi-wild on Salat pre-release island.

Nyaru Menteng

The Central Kalimantan Orangutan Reintroduction Program at Nyaru Menteng was established in 1999


Miko was confiscated from people who'd been keeping him as a pet and was desperately distressed when he arrived at Nyaru Menteng. He also had injuries to his hands and fingers, he'd been badly mistreated. Fast forward, and Miko is a much loved individual who is now at the stage where he is too big to be manageable, so he lives in a socialization complex with his friends, awaiting his turn to be returned to the wild.

Adopt (Donations and Adoptions)

We urgently need your support. There are a number of ways that you can support the orangutans with BOS UK

Donate (Donations and Adoptions)

We urgently need your support. There are a number of ways that you can support the orangutans with BOS UK


Since 1991 BOS has lead the way in the rehabilitation and reintroduction of of displaced and orphaned orangutans.

Mawas Conservation

The Mawas Conservation Program is a BOS Foundation program protecting 309,000 hectares of natural habitat for wild orangutans.


Taymur was a victim of the illegal international wildlife trade and was being kept as a pet in Kuwait before his repatriation to Indonesia.


Once recovered from the trauma of the attack that killed her mother and maimed her, Kesi never let the loss of her hand hold her back, she delighted the team with her attitude and determination and now lives happily on Salat pre-release island


Every morning, Valentino eagerly awaits babysitters to take him to Forest School. Upon reaching the edge of Forest School, he will often roll and somersault himself along to get to the playground faster than his peers.


Playful Cinta loves to engage with her peers and babysitters, and will always find ways to surprise them; like throwing twigs in their direction from behind bushes, or suddenly crouching down in the path of an approaching babysitter.


Brave little Topan is now a member of our youngest group in the Forest School's Nursery.


Jumbo is an active orangutan who loves nothing more than to play on ropes or the tyre swing. Baby Cinta adores Jumbo and will often approach him for a cuddle or play.


Mema's playful and friendly nature allows her to easily make friends with newcomers. While her skills are impressive, Mema still relies on babysitters to help her.


Sweet Meryl is a great role model for the juniors in her group: She has been known to take Jelapat and others into the forest to explore and demonstrate how to forage and build nests.


Liti, it seems, is a magnet for trouble. After suffering from a bee attack several months ago, she recently had to deal with wild macaques snatching her food


As a youngster, Grendon stole the hearts of viewers of Orangutan Diary, with his endearing personality and is hugely popular with his peers. With hearts full of joy and a few tears, staff released Grendon back to the wild in December 2018.


Jelapat is an active 3-year-old male orangutan who likes to climb trees and play with his best friend, Talaken, in Forest School Group 1.


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