Santi is a young female orangutan and arrived at IAR in October 2013 when she was approximately 3 years old. She was surrendered to the forestry department by her owner who did not want to look after her anymore as it was too expensive.
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Our Orangutan Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Kalimantan - the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo - has over 80 orangutans at the centre. These orangutans are of different ages - young babies, juveniles and adults too. Through our rehabilitation programme we teach the orangutans as...Read the full article »
"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 »
Kiki finished his quarantine period this month and was moved to one of the large socialisation cages where he was introduced to Patrick. But sadly after years living in a tiny cage Kiki’s muscles are very weak and underdeveloped and he moves and climbs very slowly. Consequently, he was struggling...Read the full blog post »
The beginning of October bought us new arrival Santi. She is about three years old and has had a chain of different owners; we think she originally came from the area of Singkup. She was surrendered to BKSDA (forestry department), who handed her over to us. We know very little about her background...Read the full blog post »