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Pelangsi

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

Taken from Pelangsi, the orangutan who lost his hand after being trapped in a snare, is given the gift of freedom for Christmas news | 11th December 2012

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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After rescuing him from a snare, IAR's team performs life-saving surgery on Pelangsi the orangutan

Taken from After rescuing him from a snare, IAR's team performs life-saving surgery on Pelangsi the orangutan news | 9th May 2012

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...

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Taken from December 2012 Update from the International Animal Rescue Orangutan Centre in Ketapang diary | 3rd January 2013 by by Vet Christine Nelson

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...

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Taken from October orangutan update from Ketapang diary | 6th November 2012

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...

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