Jantho, Sumatra, Indonesia – Wednesday, August 26, 2020, the Post Release Monitoring (PRM) team at the Orangutan Reintroduction Center, in the Jantho Pine Forest Nature Reserve, Aceh, Sumatra, found an orangutan mother along with her baby estimated to be 3-5 months old on the FB1200 trail. The baby orangutan is male and is the third […]
Second wild born infant, the first female offspring, at Sumatran Orangutan Reintroduction Centre in Jantho, Aceh!
PRESS RELEASE Second wild infant born, the first female, at Sumatran Orangutan Reintroduction Centre in Jantho, Aceh From: Balai Konservasi Sumber Daya Alam Aceh (BKSDA Aceh, Aceh Provincial Conservation Agency of Indonesia’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry) Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari – Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (YEL-SOCP) November 7th 2017, staff of the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation […]
A new species of orangutan – Pongo tapanuliensis!!!
We’re extremely happy and proud to share the news of the new species of orangutan down in Batang Toru, where we have been working since 2005/6 to study the orangutan population and conserve their forest habitat. Read more here and at www.batangtoru.org!!!
First wild infant born at Sumatran Orangutan Reintroduction Centre in Jantho, Aceh
We are very happy to announce the first wild infant birth at the SOCP Jantho Reintroduction Centre! Please see a press release concerning this below, as well as media coverage from Mongabay here: First orangutan birth in Aceh reserve ‘gives hope’ for survival of species Marconi yang Kini Tidak Hidup Sendiri Lagi […]
Four new ex-captive orangutan intakes to SOCP on one day in July
This evening, 27 July 2016, we received 3 infant orangutans, estimated to be 11-12 months old, and 1 juvenile orangutan, estimated to be 4 years old. Yesterday, teams from Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN), Centre for Orangutan Protection, and BKSDA arrested a major supplier of orangutans in Aceh, confiscating the young orangutans and bringing them […]