Orangutan News: 20 Orangutans Released Into Protected Forest

photo courtesy of Antara News

Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan (ANTARA News) – The Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation has once again released 20 orangutans – 13 female and seven male – into the Bukit Batikap protected forest in Central Kalimantan province.

A total of 140 orangutans have been released into their natural habitats in Central and East Kalimantan provinces since 2012, Denny Kurniawan, the manager of the foundations Orangutan Reintroduction Program, stated here on Friday.

Eleven orangutans were released on February 6 and nine others on February 7, 2014.

With the release of the 20 orangutans, the Bukit Batikap protected forest will now have 119 orangutans in total, he noted.

This excerpt from a news article appeared in and is courtesy of Antara News and can be read in its entirety here.


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