Exploring the lives of Zoo Orangutans! [COVID-19]

Renowned zoos across the world have been supporting orangutan conservation and advancement in their standards of care for decades, but how are they caring for orangutans during this global pandemic? Lets take a look! Orangutans & Friends A Belgium zoo is showcasing a special relationship between a family of orangutans and their “otterly” adorable neighbors. Many orangutans across the world …

OVAG Goes Virtual

Amidst the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 the Orangutan Veterinary Advisory Group (OVAG), has decided through difficult considerations to move the 2020 veterinary workshop to a virtual setting. This applied conference is typically held in-person in Southeast Asia (2019 – Jogjakarta), but taking into account the current global health crisis we want to make the best and most informed decisions possible. …

OC Helps Youth Activists Call on Large Corporations to Save Orangutans

Over the past few months the students of Miss Amelia Bakewell’s class at Featherstone All Saints C of E Academy in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom have been working on a special project covering all aspects of orangutan conservation! These young activists have created: Letters to Nestle Accounts of Deforestation from the Orangutans’ perspective Informative Reports on Orangutans The Orangutan Conservancy …