World's first zoo-born orangutan to be released into the wild.

Listen to Kylie Bullo, TOP's Conservation Project Manager, speak about Temara; the world's first zoo-born orangutan to be released into the wild.

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  • Adopt an Orangutan

    Each adoption helps our orangutans learn how to care for themselves and hopefully survive in the wild. For as little as $12 a month, you can help support an orangutan ... Read more

  • Donate

    Donate to give orangutans in Sumatra and Borneo the best chance of survival against the threat of extinction. Support our work including critical habitat protection, orangutan care centres and rehabilitation and release programs. Read more

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    Travel to the forests of Sumatra or Borneo on an Orangutan Adventure Tour and witness orangutans in their natural habitat on the trip of a lifetime. Read more

How we are saving the orangutan

We lead and sponsor projects on the ground that help protect orangutans and their forest homes.

  • Ketapang Orangutan Rescue Centre

    In 2010, 24 hectares of land was purchased in Ketapang, West Kalimantan to build an Orangutan rescue and rehabilitation centre for orangutans that had lost their forest habitat in the province of West Kalimantan. The aim is to rehabilitate the rescued orangutans and release them into protected areas of forest.

  • Bukit Tigapuluh Sumatran Orangutan Reintroduction Site.

    The Bukit Tigapuluh (BTP) ecosystem, located in the provinces of Jambi and Riau in Sumatra, is one of only two Sumatran orangutan reintroduction sites in the world. Sumatran orangutan populations are now considered Critically Endangered, and currently number less than 7% of what existed in 1900. With approximately only 6,300 ...

  • Batu Mbelin Quarantine Centre

    Batu Mbelin is the only quarantine and care centre for the Sumatran orangutan. It is located near Medan in North Sumatra and was opened in 2002. Illegally held orangutans confiscated in Sumatra are taken to the Batu Mbelin Orangutan Quarantine Centre. Many have been kept as pets or have been ...


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World's first zoo-born orangutan to be released into the wild.

Listen to Kylie Bullo, TOP's Conservation Project Manager, speak about Temara; the world's first zoo-born orangutan to be released into the wild.

Listen to Interview

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