Orangutan Outreach - Celebrating 10 years of Saving Orangutans!

Meet Meryl

Meryl is being cared for at the new BOS Nyaru Menteng Baby House.



Orangutan Outreach’s mission is to protect orangutans in their native habitat while providing care for orphaned and displaced orangutans until they can be returned to their natural environment. We seek to raise funds and promote public awareness of orangutan conservation issues by collaborating with partner organizations around the world.

BOS The Standoff

BOS Nyaru Menteng

The BOS Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rescue Center was founded in 1999 by Lone Droscher Nielsen and today it is home...

IAR Rickina

IAR Ketapang

Orangutan Outreach is enormously pleased to be working with International Animal Rescue (IAR) in West Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. As Orangutan Outreach continues to grow as an organization we are constantly looking for ways to better help the orangutans. While Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) continues to do phenomenal work...

SOCP Megaloman

Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program (SOCP)

Orangutan Outreach is proud to be collaborating with the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP), an organization that has been working to protect the critically endangered Sumatran Orangutan since 2002. Visit the SOCP website to learn more about their phenomenal work. Led by...

Center for Orangutan Protection (COP)

The Center for Orangutan Protection (COP) is a fully mobilized team of dedicated orangutan activists. Indonesian nationals, they are determined to put an end to orangutan smuggling and poaching. Led by their fearless leader, Hardi Baktiantoro, the COP team travels throughout Borneo confiscating orangutans who being...

Orangutan Information Center (OIC)

Founded in 2001 by Panut Hadisiswoyo, OIC is active in Aceh and North Sumatra. OIC is ready to rescue orangutans at a moment's notice. Fueled by agricultural expansion, human-orangutan conflict is a growing problem in Sumatra and Borneo. As...


VIDEO: Check out the Borneo Nature Foundation's New Forest Boardwalk!

Orangutan Outreach is thrilled to have been able to provide funds for the Borneo Nature Foundation's NEW FOREST BOARDWALK. Located in Sabangau National Park in Central Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, the research site is home to one of the largest remaining wild orangutan populations. The boardwalks had become a hazard—...

PODCAST: Tranquility du Jour #409: Orangutan Outreach

Orangutan Outreach with Richard Zimmerman. In this week's edition of Tranquility du Jour, we discuss our love of red apes, what it's like to spend time with orangutans, and what we can do to help save the orangutans. This episode coincides with Orangutan Caring Week.

Friendship in the Forest: The Story of Released Orangutans Belinda, Long and Arief

November 15, 2017 — On Tuesday morning, three of our PRM team from Camp Nles Mamse – Luy, Cohel and Valerie – headed toward the phenology transect 2 in search of Belinda, a female orangutan we released in July this year. A few days prior, the team had spotted Belinda as they were returning...