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News - August 2016

Karmele LLano Sanchez starts her US Tour to raise awareness of the plight of the Bornean orangutan

26th August 2016

Karmele Llano Sanchez, Chief Veterinarian and Program Director of International Animal Rescue (IAR) Indonesia, is in the US to raise awareness and funds for her work rescuing and rehabilitating endangered orangutans in Borneo and reintroducing them into the wild.Karmele heads up our large team of... read more »

Rescued baby orangutan Didik undergoes surgery to have a bullet removed from his shoulder.

25th August 2016

Rescued orangutan Didik, who was probably wounded when his mother was shot dead, has recently undergone surgery to have a bullet removed from his shoulder.Didik has been in our care since June. After several weeks’ treatment and nutritious food, the veterinary team decided his condition had... read more »

IAR Indonesia Celebrate International Orangutan Day

23rd August 2016

Education is a key part of IAR’s activities in West Kalimantan, and every August 19th the team in Indonesia celebrate International Orangutan Day, by bringing local people together to celebrate orangutans and their tropical forest home.Our Education and Human Orangutan Conflict team worked... read more »

Our medical team in Indonesia treats the wounds of a seriously injured wild orangutan.

5th August 2016

The veterinary team at our orangutan conservation centre in Ketapang has performed surgery on an orangutan suffering from injuries that were probably inflicted when he was caught from the wild.Nakanas, a five year old adult male, was rescued on 22 July from Kendawangan. The local forestry... read more »

Utat, the pet orangutan saved in the nick of time in Borneo

2nd August 2016

An orangutan living loose as a pet in Borneo among a family’s children and domestic dogs would soon have been chained up or confined to a small cage if she hadn’t been rescued. Utat had been kept as a pet for more than four years by a family in Lubuk Batu Village, Simpang Hilir District, Ketapang.... read more »

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