Borneo and Sumatra
Location in the Zoo
Wortham World of Primates
Cool Animal Fact
Males are twice the size of females and have large cheekpads and long dreadlocks as indicators of full adulthood.
How We Help Save Them
- The Zoo provides salaries, equipment, and support for people in Borneo protecting wild orangutans at our conservation partner organization called Hutan.
- The Zoo provides support for people from local communities in Borneo to replant trees in Borneo for orangutans to thrive.
- The Zoo provides support for wildlife professionals from local communities in Borneo to monitor wild orangutan movement and behavior. This data informs future wild orangutan protection plans.
How You Can Help
Donate to help save orangutans in the wild.