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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. Our "students" pass through three levels: Kindergarten, Forest School, and the Forest Academy. 

10 Facts about Orangutans

Enjoy these incredible facts about these lovable apes. 

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orangutan orphan on tree

Saving Orangutans

Reintroduction program for rescued orangutans in Borneo

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Orangutan Eska at the ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL

ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL

A FOUR PAWS cooperation project in Borneo since 2018

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Robin

Special Enrichment for Orangutan Robin

Overly attached to humans, he will stay under our care for the rest of his life

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Foster mother and orphaned orangutan

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

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

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Orangutan orphan eating termites

What Must an Orphan Orangutan Learn in Order to Survive in the Wild?

Our rescued orangutans will hopefully one day be released into the wild, but first some vital skills are needed to ensure their survival 

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The Penjaga and Pengasuh - The Orangutan Guardians

Penjaga and Pengasuh – The Orangutan Guardians

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

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PRIMATOLOGIST NAMED IN FAST COMPANY’S 100 MOST CREATIVE PEOPLE IN BUSINESS LIST

FOUR PAWS’ Dr. Preuschoft joins the 10th annual list of innovative women and men

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