Please find below some brief information regarding the newly described species of orangutan, Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis)! Again available in both the Indonesian and English languages.
Growing threats to watch in Batang Toru forests, home to unique orangutan population
We are facing a serious challenge in Sumatra, where a large new hydrodam project threatens to damage the Batang Toru Ecosystem, home to a genetically unique Critically Endangered population of orangutans. The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) has been working on protection of this forest ecosystem and its orangutans for more than a decade. Not […]