Tags » OrangUtans

Bukit Timah Nature Preserve and a Trip to Singapore Zoo

I spent the morning walking around the Bukit Timah Nature Preserve.  The preserve is only about a 30 minute drive (or hour bus ride) from the city center and is located in the only remaining stretch of rainforest in Singapore.   107 more words




Orangutanka is a perfect story for bedtime. The rhythm is relaxing, the colors are calm and muted, and it’s easy to keep little ones focussed when the story includes primates of any sort. 243 more words

Children's Books

The "Trimates," The Founding Mothers of Primatology

Science moves so fast in our modern era that we forget how young some scientific disciplines really are. Darwin founded evolutionary biology just over 150 years ago.  1,015 more words


Coconut Craze

Not that long ago (June 14 to be precise), I published a post about the palm oil industry. I try to be a careful and considerate consumer. 1,073 more words

RRG graduates conduct research on orangutans at Indianapolis Zoo

Recent graduates Kaitlyn Johnson (left) and Alex Pettigrew (right) actively engage with research efforts at the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center at the Indianapolis Zoo. 54 more words


Sumatra- Welcome to the jungle!

I am now writing from a spectacular white-sand beach on the island of Gili Air, drinking a fresh carrot& ginger juice and eating spring rolls while staring at beautiful turquoise waters.   2,617 more words

World Nomad