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2017 Bornean Orangutan Caring Scholarship Recipients

By Terri Breeden, GPOCP Program Director This year, with the support of the Orang Utan Republik Foundation, GPOCP was able to provide six new scholarships through our Bornean Orangutan Caring Scholarship (BOCS) program. This scholarship program aims to develop a generation of local, university-trained young adults that are highly committed to the protection of orangutans […]

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Female = UmiJuvenile = Uok

Orangutans Like to Party!

By Kat Scott, Research Manager When I first got to Cabang Panti, I had heard legendary tales of up to 8 orangutans being seen feeding together in the same tree, sharing food, playing and sometimes even mating. These meetings, termed ‘parties’ by primatologists, are a regular occurrence according to the team. However, after two months […]