There’s a jungle school in Bukit Tigapuluh National Park on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Here, orangutans released from captivity learn to survive on their own in the wild.
A new species of frizzy-haired orangutans has been discovered in the remote jungles of Indonesia. With a population of only 800, the newly named Tapanuli orangutan is now the world's most endangered great ape.
No hope for orangutans? Ahead of International Orangutan Day on Saturday environmentalists says the big apes are still on the brink of extinction due to deforestation.
An orangutan who communicated with researchers using sign language has died in Atlanta's zoo. Chantek was 39.
Indonesia is a popular travel destination. Holiday paradise Bali alone attracts some four million tourists every year. However, only few venture to Sumatra, the world's sixth biggest island.
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