Where is the orangutan rehabilitation center?
Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre is situated in the state of Sabah in northern Borneo and sits on the edge of the Kabili forest reserve.
How many orangutans are in Sepilok?
Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary Quick Facts The orangutans: approximately 60-80 orangutans live freely in the reserve. Sanctuary in a nutshell: founded in 1964 and was the first sanctuary in the world to offer rehabilitation to orphaned orangutans.
Is the orangutan project a good charity?
Exceptional. This charity’s score is 95.12, earning it a 4-Star rating. Donors can “Give with Confidence” to this charity.
How can I volunteer with orangutans?
If you want to volunteer at an orangutan sanctuary, the island Java is a great option. You will find rescue centers and orangutan sanctuaries outside their natural habitat because illegal trade is still very common.
Where can I see orangutans in Indonesia?
In a Nutshell: Orangutan are native only to the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. The village of Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, Indonesia provides a comfortable, year-round accessible gateway to visit wild Orangutan in Gunung Leuser National Park.
Can you hug an orangutan?
Never Hug an Orangutan – College of Sciences News.
What does the orangutan project do?
SOCP mission is to conserve viable wild populations of the Critically Endangered Sumatran orangutan. We do this by habitat protection, reintroduction of confiscated pets to the wild, education, survey work and scientific research.
Where is the best place to see orangutans in the wild?
Central Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo The best way to get a great view of wild orangutans is to travel down the Sekonyer River on a Klotok. A Klotok is a type of river houseboat, used by locals to transport goods up and down the river, and also by tourists as a great way to get around.