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4 Feb 2016 - Great News, Everyone!

Today was a big day for me and my research!

I dropped off all the rest of my samples to the nutrition lab at LIPI-Bogor and got to see my first batches of samples being run. 114 more words


Accredited North American Zoos with Orangutans

I came across a cool list today!  It’s a list of accredited zoos in North America that have orangutans!  So far I’ve only been to two of them, but it’s kind of cool to have a complete list to hope to visit someday!   51 more words


New year, new travels and no nudity

Happy new year, everybody. And welcome to 2016. What happened to 2015? One second I was a fully employed, shivering and middling-aged member of Canadian society, and the next, I’m a casually employed, sweating Malaysian restaurant reviewer with a sugar momma. 767 more words

Malaysian Sweat

Responsible Orang Utan Spotting In Semenggoh Wildlife Centre.

Orangutans are one of the most charismatic, loveable and anthropomorphic members of the animal kingdom, and many travellers head to Borneo with the sole aim of seeing them ‘in their natural habitat’. 2,039 more words


Gito and Asoka Meet for the First Time

I have fallen in love with orangutans. The  International Animal Rescue first brought young Gito to my attention with a horrific picture of an almost dead baby organgutan who had been left to die in a box. 196 more words

Animal Activism

The Path of Palm Oil


Palm oil primarily comes from the fruit of the African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis), a plant originally found in West Africa.

(Picture source: Franz Eugen Köhler, Köhler’s Medizinal-Pflanzen) 1,527 more words


Young Dr. Zauis, We Presume?

[“Will somebody PLEASE weight me NOW and get me a BLANKEE? I am FREEZING!! And what’s this “1705” mean, anyway??] (Imgur/Reddit.)