1. Rare Baby Orangutan Rescued From Smugglers In April 2019, a baby orangutan was rescued by Indonesian authorities from smugglers. The tiny orangutan, believed to be just a few months old, was taken from its mother and sold to smugglers. The orangutan was found in a cardboard box in Jayapura, a city in the Indonesian province of Papua. The orangutan was taken to the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, where it was nursed back to health. 2. Orangutan Adapts To Survive In Urban Jungle An orangutan in Indonesia has learned to adapt to the urban jungle. The animal, named Oki, was found living in a city park in the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Oki has learned how to survive and find food in the city. He has also learned how to interact with people, even riding a motorcycle with a local. Oki's story is a remarkable example of how orangutans can adapt to the ever-changing environment. 3. Orangutans In Danger From Logging Orangutans are facing a growing danger from logging in their native habitats. The logging industry is destroying the forests that orang
Hello Friends,Greetings from the rain forest of Borneo! I’m writing this on my iPhone while sitting under a fruiting fig tree where the orangutan mom and juvenile we have been following have been feeding for the past couple hours, unfortunately their position is high and obstructed. Thus I have som
Dear Friends,It’s Giving Tuesday today, and I hope you are giving some thought to how you can help out the causes you care about. Here at Tim Laman Photography, we are supporting our long-term partner the “Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation Program” and their campaign “Save Wild Orangutans”.Here
2021 has been another unusual year, but I’m still feeling thankful. This thanksgiving holiday, I want to help raise awareness and support for Orangutan Conservation in Borneo. I hope you will take a moment to read on.As those of you who have followed my work for a while know, documenting the lives
The discovery of the Tapanuli orangutan has not stopped a Chinese state-run company from clearing forest for a planned dam. Conservationists fear this will be the beginning of the end for a species only known for six months<br>
A shoestring expedition to one of the remotest places in Sumatra has returned with stunning photos of tigers, tapirs, clouded leopards among other rare species, large and small. Will they find orangutans next? <br>
Kaja turned one this month, and his San Diego Zoo wildlife team threw him and his mother a big celebration to mark the occasion. This festive moment is significant, considering the life and death scare that engulfed the pair following...
Under President Joko Widodo, Indonesia has gained international praise for its conservation policies. But now the government is clamping down on scientists who are questioning official claims that the country’s endangered orangutan and rhino populations are increasing.