Home sweet home!

Home sweet home!

Posted by Michael Starbuck on 5th Apr 2014

Last week The Daily Mail posted an article online all about the IAR Orangutan Project. In particular it is making reference to the a particular orangutan named Mely. Mely was taken from her mother 16 years ago, chained up and kept as a pet. When news of this story surfaced our charity partner International Animal Rescue were green lighted by the Indonesian government to go and rescue her. The money raised by The Daily Mail, a little over £8,000 from its generous readers was used to transport Mely from captivity into her new home at the IAR orangutan centre in Ketapang.

Now the need is even more evident for volunteers to visit the IAR orangutan project in Borneo to look after the orangutans already there but to mainly help with the construction of the new centre that IAR are constructing so that many more orangutans like Mely can be rescued and given a new happy home.

Below Mely can be seen having a rest on a hammock at her new enclosure within IAR. Please join us to help give many more orangutans in Borneo like Mely a chance for a happy life!!

Click here to view the IAR orangutan volunteering Project

To view the whole story click below:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2121776/Bu...


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