Peni was rescued when she was about 3 years old, having been subjected to horrifying abuse and cruelty at the hands of local villagers. They tortured her mother so appallingly that she in fact died from her injuries, leaving Peni alone and terrified.
Articles and more about Peni
For the first time an Orangutan Release Ceremony has been conducted at the IAR Orangutan Rescue and Conservation Centre in Ketapang, West Kalimantan in collaboration with the Government of Ketapang District and the Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA...Read the full article »
A young orangutan who witnessed the torture and death of her mother at the hands of villagers in a remote part of Borneo has been returned to the wild more than two years after the attack.
Peni was transported first by road, then river and finally carried on foot deep into...Read the full article »
A female orangutan and...Read the full article »
Vet Jesus Mayoral provides an encouraging update on Peni, who was rescued from a horrific situation by our team in 2010...Peni was brought to IAR’s Centre in Ketapang at the end of October 2010. Despite starvation and the horrendous experience she had been through, she was in reasonably good...Read the full blog post »