Surprise Baby Born at Chester Zoo!

Human’s aren’t the only great apes that can keep secrets! A Bornean orangutan named Leia at the Chester Zoo surprised keepers and staff with a brand new baby earlier this year. Despite the new mom having taken multiple pregnancy tests that consistently came up negative, the newborn came into the world sometime back in June. Although a little while ago …

Goodbye 2019

You still have an opportunity to help save orangutans from their growing list of threats; deforestation, poaching, illegal hunting, habitat loss, human encroachment, the list goes on and on… Just this year we have been able to fund medical re-supply trips, firefighting efforts, and infrastructure rebuilding; not to mention the fact that we have been able to fund TWO emergency …

OC thanks YOU!

November  2019 Dear valued friend of the Orangutan Conservancy, As we approach 2020, I would like to thank you for your support this past year!   With the help of our Orangutan Conservancy community we have been able to contribute substantially to many on the ground efforts to conserve orangutans.  Thanks to you, we have been able to do so much …

Orangutan and I

By: Drh. Waluyo Jati My involvement as a regular participant at OVAG workshop started in 2015. This event has given me the chance to meet and learn so much about orangutan medic conservation from many seniors and colleagues from all over the world. I get so many new friends and colleagues each year, enabling me to have a pool of …