Melky was rescued from Pontianak in 2010 when he was about 3 years old. Melky was unable to climb a tree when he first came to the centre, so has a lot of orangutan skills to learn in order to survive in the wild.
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"ORANGUTAN RESCUE: BACK TO THE WILD" - Next Screening: Nat Geo Wild, AUSTRALIA 8.30pm on Sunday 29 June
A documentary scheduled to air on Nat Geo WILD TV follows the team at International Animal Rescue’s Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in West Borneo as they work to save...Read the full article »
Jojo (pictured) was moved from quarantine to a socialisation cage a couple of months ago, but his close proximity to the centre’s dominant male, Monte, was leading to some aggression. To keep both the big boys happy, we moved Jojo to another socialisation cage, but being a very inquisitive...Read the full blog post »
The biggest news in December was, of course, the long-awaited release of Pelangsi into his new forest home. A lot of hard work and preparation went into that day, but the team effort paid off and his fond farewell was a terrific achievement. Behavioral observations are underway and assessments...Read the full blog post »