FOUR PAWS helps oRANGUTAN orphans

The ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL in the heart of Borneo teaches orangutan orphans all the skills they will later need to survive in the wild. 'Students' pass through three levels: Kindergarten, Forest School, and the Forest Academy. 

orangutan orphan on tree

FOUR PAWS helps Orangutans

Program for reintroduction into the wild launched on Borneo

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ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL

Orangutan Forest School

Giving baby orangutan orphans a second chance 

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10 Facts about Orangutans

Did you know Orangutan means 'Person of the Forest'?

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Orangutan with caretaker wearing a mask

ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL prepares for emergencies

Coronavirus might endanger these vulnerable great apes

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Orangutan with foster mom

What is it like to be a Foster Mother to Orangutans?

Orphan orangutans need around the clock care, our caregivers act as foster mothers to the apes in need

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The Penjaga and Pengasuh - The Orangutan Guardians

The Penjaga and Pengasuh – The Orangutan Guardians

Meet the 'foster mothers' who are caring for the orphans of the Bornean rainforest

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meet our rescued orangutans

Read more about the orangutan orphans in our care

Orangutan Gonda

Orangutan Gonda

Having lost his mother, little orangutan Gonda is still a nervous boy. With the love and support of his foster mothers, Gonda is learning to be an orangutan again.  


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Orangutan Tegar

Orangutan Tegar

Best friends with Gonda, Tegar is already moving fluidly through the trees like a forest expert!


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Orangutan Gerhana

Orangutan Gerhana

Baby orangutan Gerhana loves to eat! In a few months, he turned from a malnourished little baby to a fighting spirit, complete with a teeny belly and his signature cheeky grin.


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Orangutan Robin

Orangutan Robin

Because he loves humans so much, Robin will never be able to be released into the wild.


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we help gorillas too

FOUR PAWS supports great apes to return back to the wild

Female gorilla sitting on a stone

Help for Gorillas

Giving these great apes a chance to be free

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Two gorillas sitting on a fallen tree

10 Facts about Gorillas

Did you know male gorillas can eat up to 30 kg of vegetation every day?

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