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OIC & IAR Relocated Isolated female orangutan with her baby to Leuser Forest

After translocating an isolated female orangutan in Ujung Padang village, South Aceh, on 16 August 2014, our HOCRU team together with International Animal Rescue staff, and staffs of BKSDA and GLNP, had to relocate another isolated female orangutan with her baby from a farmland in Durin village, Bakongan, South Aceh, on 17 August 2014. The [...]

Again, an orangutan baby rescued in Aceh.

This may not be a good news at all but such story of our team dealing with orangutan being kept illegally is still happening until now, more especially in Aceh region. Yesterday, 5 August 2014, a very young male orangutan, estimated 10 months old, rescued and confiscated from a resident in Pepelah village, Pining Sub [...]

YOSL-OIC Participate on Veterinary Workshop Series

The OC/OVAG Veterinary Workshop series was inaugurated in 2009 and group of orangutan veterinarians yet that shared their field experiences and expertise with each other.  After the workshop these front-line heroes returned to their field sites across Indonesia and Malaysia to continue their work of orangutan health care. YOSL-OIC has been actively participating on workshop [...]

A Female orangutan Rescued from Oil Palm Plantation

A Female Orangutan Rescued from Oil Palm Plantation by HOCRU team A female orangutan that was isolated in oil palm plantation in Bukit Village in Aceh Tamiang was rescued by our HOCRU team together with BKSDA Aceh and Forum Konservasi Leuser (FKL) last weekend (14 June 2014). Our rescue team managed to tranquilize the orangutan, [...]

HOCRU Team Rescued Another Male Orangutan

On 15 April 2014, our HOCRU team rescued a male orangutan isolated in a rubber plantation mixed with oil palm plantation in Litur village, Langkat district, North Sumatra. The orangutan, estimated 15 years old, is now in SOCP quarantine before we will release soon to a new forest home, a second chance of life for [...]

HOCRU rescued a young male orangutan

On 15 March,  our HOCRU team has rescued a young male orangutan isolated in a farmland in Litur village, Langkat, North Sumatra. The orangutan has soon been translocated in protected forest in Sei Betung of Gunung Leuser National Park, part of the Leuser Ecosystem. The orangutan is now in the new home for the second [...]