Monday, November 15, 2010

Adopt or buy a Christmas gift to save Borneo orangutans

ANIMAL lovers can help save endangered orangutans by adopting them or buying Christmas gifts from the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation now.

To adopt an orangutan, purchase ‘Cards for a Cause’ or to view the range of cute merchandise ranging from t-shirts, soft toys, coffee mugs, children’s puzzles and books visit

BOS will use funds to help care for and rehabilitate endangered orangutans in Borneo with plans for the largest ever release of ex-captive orangutans back into the wild.

The program will ensure the survival of Bornean orangutans in a natural, protected habitat, allowing some of the released primates to live freely for the very first time.

BOS will be releasing 108 rehabilitated organgutans back to their natural habitat while orangutans with ongoing health issues and diseases will continue to be cared for within BOS sanctuaries.

BOS Australia president Jan Hindmarsh said it hoped to have large pockets of protected rainforest sanctuaries for all orangutans in its care within 10 years.

"It is an expensive process with land greatly valued by resource companies which are ripping away the natural habitat of the orangutan," she said.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Another great site where you can adopt an orangutan is Orangutan Outreach: