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We’re Hiring

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Friends of the Orangutans is hiring! In our effort to better help orangutans in captivity we are currently looking to recruit a Malaysian on a full time basis:   Position Title:  Orangutan Liaison... READ MORE

Help Save Mowgli From Exploitation

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  Sign the petition to help Mowgli the orangutan in the Malaysian Borneo state of Sabah. Mowgli, who will turn 13 this year, arrived at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in 2002, at... READ MORE

Katarina Update

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Katarina update: She has found to be in good health, physically and mentally, and disease free! Taiping Zoo is now trying to integrate Katarina with the other orangutans in the night den, and... READ MORE

Katarina Saved!

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Friends of the Orangutan wishes to thank all supporters who played a part in getting Katarina transferred from the horrific Kuala Lipis Zoo in the Malaysian Peninsular to Taiping Zoo, 3 hours north... READ MORE