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FOUR PAWS helps Orangutans 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. 'Students' pass through three levels: Kindergarten, Forest School, and the Forest Academy. 

orangutan orphan on tree

FOUR PAWS helps Orangutans

The Disappearing of the ‘Person of the Forest’

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Orangutan Eska at the ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL

ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL

A FOUR PAWS cooperation in Borneo since 2018

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Orangutan in care of FOUR PAWS

FOUR PAWS ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL prepares for emergencies

Coronavirus might endanger last great apes 

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Orangutan orphan

10 Facts about Orangutans

Did you know Orangutan means 'Person of the Forest'?

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Caregiver with orangutan orphans

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

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

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The Penjaga and Pengasuh – The Orangutan Guardians

Meet the 'foster mothers'

The Penjaga and Pengasuh – The Orangutan Guardians

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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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Orangutan orphan eating forest food

What Do Orangutans Love to Eat the Most?

Our orangutan orphans learn to choose and eat from the menu the the Bornean forest provides 

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Read more about the orangutan orphans in our care:

Orangutan Gonda

Get to know him!

Orangutan Tegar

Get to know him!

Orangutan Gerhana

GEt to Know HIM
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helping gorillas make it back to the wild

FOUR PAWS supports great apes

Female gorilla sitting on a stone

Help for Gorillas

Giving these great apes a chance to be free

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Two gorillas sitting on a fallen tree

10 Facts about Gorillas

Did you know male gorillas can eat up to 30 kg of vegetation every day?

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