Pelangsi was a wild orangutan, rescued in April 2012 by International Animal Rescue.
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Pelangsi, the orangutan who lost his hand after being trapped in a snare, is given the gift of freedom for Christmas
A young male orangutan that spent days trapped in a snare, resulting in the amputation of his right hand and half his arm, has been released back into the forests of West Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo after months of treatment and rehabilitation at IAR’s orangutan centre in Ketapang.
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The IAR Indonesia veterinary team was led by Dr Adi Irawan, under the guidance of Dr. Paolo Martelli, Chief Veterinarian Ocean Park Hong Kong
Pelangsi, the orangutan rescued from a snare by IAR’s team in Indonesia, is recovering after a five-hour operation to remove his withered hand and...Read the full article »
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 »
From vet Silje RobertsenIn Ketapang we have had a busy month with big changes for some of the animals. Roy and Merah finished their quarantine periods and have been introduced to the babies in our Baby School area. Roy is definitely one of the biggest in this group now, and he play-wrestles for...Read the full blog post »