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
- 2 orangutan bridges were refurbished to allow for orangutans to move freely across fragmented forest patches.
- 12,370 school children participated in environmental education programs
- Planted more than 16,000 seedlings from 20 native species helping with forest restoration efforts
- Wildlife Warrior, Eddie, trained for 2 weeks in Australia to learn about camera trap techniques and wildlife monitoring.
How You Can Help
Donate to help save orangutans in the wild
Be a hero; avoid destruction of elephant habitat by choosing food and beauty products containing palm oil that is certified as sustainable.