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Happy world Orangutan day!

Today, August 19 is world Orangutan day. It is a celebration of the Orangutan, a great ape that shares over 97% of our DNA and also highlights the plight of this species, and how we can help save them. 432 more words

The Palm Oil Crisis: A major problem for orangutans

The ZooTeen program, which began in 1993, gives young adults the opportunity to explore their interests in ecology and conservation. ZooTeens spend the summer at stations throughout the Zoo educating our visitors about Zoo animals and important environmental concepts. 441 more words


A Person of the Forest at Semenggoh

While in Borneo, we stopped at Semenggoh Wildlife Centre outside of Kuching. Semenggoh has been successfully rehabilitating orphaned and injured wild animals since 1975. These animals are taught how to survive in their native habitat and then re-introduced into the wild. 224 more words


Going ape at Sepilok

The Sepilok Nature Resort is a simple resort of air-conditioned cabins connected by a wooden boardwalk around a pond, right next to the orangutan sanctuary. When I arrived, my room was not ready so I gathered my camera bag and handbag and set off to the sanctuary next door. 1,036 more words

Malaysian Borneo

ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest :: Care2 Groups (Environment)

Read more here and if you’re on Care2 or want to be, you could join.


North Sumatra Adventure

Bukit Lawan, Indonesia

(Excerpted from Chapter 22: Chiang Mai to Lake Toba: The Grateful Unrich…) 1,831 more words

Dean Henderson

Singapore Photography

My camera and I are gearing up for a lot of travel between now and the end of the year: Bali, South Africa, Botswana, northern Canada and southern California are all on the agenda. 167 more words