Sun Bear Rescue At Matang Wildlife Centre!
Sun Bear Rescue At Matang Wildlife Centre!

Sun Bear Rescue At Matang Wildlife Centre!

The Great Orangutan Project

The Great Orangutan Project

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Volunteer with orangutans on this award-winning orangutan project at Matang Wildlife Centre in beautiful Borneo!

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Volunteer’s Achievements at Samboja This Month

Volunteer’s Achievements at Samboja This Month

This month, volunteers at the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Project have made some incredible achievements! They’ve renovated a platform for Fleur, the sun bear, and made significant strides in renovating the new orangutan island, where Jeffrey and Yuyun will soon make their new home.

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It’s Orangutan Release Time!

It’s Orangutan Release Time!

12 more orangutans have been successfully released back into the wild from the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Sanctuary and the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Sanctuary thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF). Check out the release video in today's blog!

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Meet 12 orangutan candidates up for release!

Meet 12 orangutan candidates up for release!

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF), 12 more orangutans are set to be released back into the wild from the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Sanctuary and the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Sanctuary this month. Read today's blog to find out each individual release candidate's story.

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Posted by Connor Whelan on 9th Feb 2016 1 min

After bringing you the exciting news of a Slow Loris release from the Matang Wildlife Centre yesterday we are happy to bring you even more good news! At the beginning of the month, the staff at the centre rescued a four-month-old Sun Bear (who they have now named Blossum) who was confiscated from an unsuitable owner.

Baby Sun Bear

This bundle of fluff arrived at the centre and was given a health check. Fortunately Blossum was in good health but she does have some parasites so will be kept in quarantine until they clear up. After this, she will be introduced to her fellow Sun Bear cub Ben and they can grow, wrestle, and play together before they are hopefully released back into the wild. As she is a strong an independent young lady she will only need the minimum of human care which will stand her in good stead for her eventual release, so things are finally starting to look up for Blossum!

If aiding animal conservation sounds like something you would interested in being a part of, then you can take a look at The Great Orangutan Project, currently home to Blossum, here!

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