OC Featured Project: The Orangutan Kutai Project in Borneo

Putri, Pur and a new baby are an orangutan family that the researchers at OKP follow
Putri, Pur and a new baby are an orangutan family that the researchers at OKP follow

Every so often the Orangutan Conservancy likes to feature one of the projects that we help to support right here on our landing page.

This month we shine the light on the long-running Orangutan Kutai Project.

The Orangutan Kutai Project began in 2009 as a long-term science-for-conservation project on orangutans in Kutai National Park, E Kalimantan, Indonesia.  

Founder, Dr. Anne Russon, an OC Board member, designed it around a multi-year knowledge-building core with two linked goals: adding to scientific knowledge of orangutans in Kutai National Park, the only remaining large population in E Kalimantan of the endangered East Bornean orangutan, Pongo pygmaeus morio, and to enhance the effectiveness of morio conservation efforts in and around the park.

Read more here.

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